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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

55 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 would your friends describe you, and where do those qualities stem from? (i.e. if I said my friends would say I was kind, interviewer would say "what do you think made you kind/why are you kind?")" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What direction do you see healthcare taking in the next 10 years, and how do you see yourself fitting into the system?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What do you think your greatest challenge will be as a doctor?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Who are your three biggest heroes/role models? What was the most impactful experience in your life? And how do those two answers contribute to your career choice?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your greatest weakness, why do you think you have that quality, and in what situations do you see that weakness manifesting itself?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, med school website, MSAR, talked to students who had interviewed here in the past." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Seems to be a very supportive/community atmosphere. Lots of clinical/service experiences. Have honors programs in bioethics, research, and global health. Awesome fitness center attached to med school. School and nearby hospitals are REALLY beautiful and up-to-date. New research building going up right next to the med school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Grading is not true pass/fail (at least internally). 90=honors, 80=high pass, 70=pass. May not be a negative for some people, but students are not required to dissect their own cadavers - there are several prosected ones, and only a few students can dissect if they choose to." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"This was one of my tougher interviews! There were some really challenging questions (although not really anything you could predict/prepare for)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really loved it here. Great school with interesting opportunities." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Le Meridien by Oakbrook Center

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

November

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Would have appreciated a clearer idea of the schedule ahead of time...if I had known exactly when my interviews and tour were further in advance, it would have drastically changed my travel plans." Report Response

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