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  • Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Maywood
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"How does the weather in Chicago compare to Pennsylvania(where I'm from)?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"How did your observations of your father at work as a physician affect your decision to enter medicine?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"Do you know why Chicago is called the "windy city"?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who is your favorite violinist and pianist?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Not too bad... Ethical questions on the McDonald's obesity lawsuit. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read application and school website, looked at various bioethics issues." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities are very nice and new, admissions staff and students very friendly and helpful. There seems to be a real sense of community among the students and faculty." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The housing situation. One student said it's practically impossible to get around without a car." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The housing situation..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There were two interviewers, both very friendly. The interviews lasted about an hour each, and were semi-blind (Interviewers are given your application essays and biographic information, but not your grades or MCAT). The dean came and spoke with us after our interviews and was very clear and to-the-point on what happens with our file after the interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/09/2002

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