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  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Lots of questions about the personal statement" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you solve the problem of medically underserved geographic locations? (The Rural Medicine program at Rockford is particularly prominent)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What qualities do you possess that would make you a good physician?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the UIC course catalogue, viewed SDN interview feedback, re-read personal statement" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How laid-back the campus seemed (it is Rockford, after all, and not Chicago)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"How small and somewhat antiquated the facilities were." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They gave us the wrong meeting time, so everyone showed up about 2 hours early." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was my first interview, and it went well. Two docs, one M3 were my interviewers. Afterwords, the M3 fielded any other questions I had. Relaxed, somewhat informal atmosphere. Be prepared to go over your personal statement in some detail; this is the only part of my application that they had readily available." Report Response

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