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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ 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?

Closed file

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

"If you were a psychiatrist and a patient came in for a psychiatric consultation but told you his insurance doesn't cover it and requests you bill the appointment as a diabetes consultation, would you do it?" Report Response

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

"If a patient comes in to see you and tells you he/she has AIDS but pleads with you that you don't document it because he/she will lose insurance coverage, would you do it? (Different interviewer than one from first question)." Report Response

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

"How do you define death? Can we die more than once (in reference to patients being resuccitated)? Also both interviewers asked the 'Why Medicine?' question." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Can you understand the Arabic in the Quran?/Do you believe we have a body and soul, just body, or just soul, etc...?/How's the relationship between Iraqis and Kuwaitis seeing as the Gulf War was Muslim-on-Muslim violence (b/c I lived in Kuwait for a year when I was young)?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See psychiatary/diabetes question below." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my personal statement, secondary, school brochure, school website, talked with classmate who interviewed their," Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How enthusiatic and satisfied the students seemed with the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"After the interviews and the tour, their seemed to be a bit of confusion amongst the staff as what do with us (the interviews). Apparently they couldn't find some dean so we were wandering for a bit then they put on a movie about their immersion program until they found the dean (of students I believe? Not of admissions, we already met with her). Also, anatomy lab is holed up in windowless basement." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I needed to bring cash for parking. The parking lady had to take down my liscence plate number and give me an envelope to send my 3 dollars in. But hey, at least I wasn't held hostage in the lot until I found a way to acquire the needed funds. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall great experience. Really laid-back and low stress. Interviews were very conversational and friendly. School seems to be activiley working to create a more diverse student body. The students and dean of students mentioned it a lot and of the five of us who interviewed that day, we were comprised of an African-American male, African female, two Arab-Americans (one Christian, one Muslim), and one white female (not one white male in sight!). Student body seems really tight-knit, friendly, and sociable. They also seem to really like the block curriculum setup and love the school in general." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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