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

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10


How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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)?

"When did you decide to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What do you do when you are not being pre-med?" Report Response

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

"What do you think about the problem of the growing number of uninsured people in the country?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if a very depressed patient with advanced lung cancer came to you asking for a medication you both knew he would overdose on to kill himself? Would you prescribe the medication to honor his wishes?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think is a major ethical problem in medicine right now and what would you propose to help the situation?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread AMCAS and secondary essays, SDN, researched some ethical issues and practiced how I would answer them, attended an "ethical issues" seminar at my college" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school focuses on treating the whole patient--mind, body, and spirit. They also admit and help develop well-rounded, balanced medical students. The school has wonderful exercise faclility with massage rooms, track, pool, and dance/pilates/yoga classes. The academic facilities were unlike any I have seen. They seemed like they were built yesterday! All of the people were incredible. I went to an anatomy lecture and cadaver lab and all the students were so eager to learn about where I am from and whether I like Loyola so far. I feel like I belong there. And keep in mind, rankings on research grants cannot tell you about the personality of a school or if they will treat you like a valued and respected human being." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had two interviews, one with a faculty member of 20 years and one with a second year med student. They were both friendly and easy to talk to. The dean of admissions is wonderful and she talked to the group of interviewees about the whole admissions process and timeline. Not all schools do this. I liked it a lot." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


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?


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


Where did you stay?


How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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