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  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Saint Louis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"Tell me about experience X?" Report Response

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

"What other schools have you applied to and do you have any other upcoming interviews?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose your undergraduate institution and how do you handle being in large lectures?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe a problem you had with a roommate or coworker and how you resolved it." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What challenges have you faced in order to arrive at this point in your life?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, AMCAS, School's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admissions staff was extremely outgoing and friendly. The other students who were interviewing were also very friendly. There seemed to be no pressure or competition." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Everything seemed very average. The medical student tour guides were neither excited nor disappointed about their decision to go to the school. The facilities were not brand new or state-of-the-art, but they seemed adequate and well maintained." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They have a Clinical Skills Center that utilizes standardized patients and two mannequins to simulate live patients. The school is very proud of both." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was extremely conversational, nonintimidating, and pressure free. My interviewer was laid back, but seemed very interested in what I had to say. Talking with him was the highlight of the day and sparked my interest in the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn (union station)

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/20/2005

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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