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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Tell me a little more about two of your volunteering experiences." Report Response

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

"How did you arrive at the decision to do medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your role in research and what you gathered from this experience. (maybe a harder one because my research was NO fun whatsoever, and I didn't gain ONE thing from it!!!!)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do people try to discourage you from medicine and what effect does this have upon you? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why not choose another profession requiring less work if you're not interested in money and prestige?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I asked family if there had been anything medically related in the news lately, read SDN, school's web page, AMCAS, and Loyola's secondary." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendly feeling of the atmosphere. I honestly wanted to be at a family party or somewhere else with one of my interviewers he was so nice and funny!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The second interviewer wouldn't drop the fact that I had come about four minutes late because the first interview had run long and because another doctor, actually the chair of admissions, had stopped me to talk to me about some things! So when I got there he went ahead and made a phone call that did not seem too important, but once things got started he seemed to start to like me until we finished and he again recalled that I had arrived late-grr." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Don't bother printing off your AMCAS like something says, they have it there for you!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Minus the second interviews reluctance to allow me to foget my tardiness, it was WONDERFUL and relaxed! The staff and students are so friendly and fun. " 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?

In 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?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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