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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Please tell me about yourself. What should i know about you as a person?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What do you like to do to relax? Who are your favorite authors or books you have read recently and why?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"When you went into college did you know you were going to be a doctor and if so is there a specific event or reason you started on this path?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"What was the most important personal challenge you feel you have faced in your life?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"same" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"StudentDoctor.net, browsing over the schools webpage (some parts were not working), looking up my interviewer" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"how nice the students were, very willing to honestly answer all questions (one of the tour guides had scored the nations highest USMLE score), the new research building which will be completed and opened in August of 07" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"narrow winding hallways were kind of daunting to get around in and the lab area seemed a little run down, older" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the school is a jesuit university BUT that does not factor into the curriculum and is hardly noticeable though it is mentioned several times and also that i would have almost 2 hrs between the end of my interview and the beginning of the tour" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall the interview was pretty good. I had a good feeling from the interviewer who seemed genuinely interested in what i had to say. Didnt really flow as a conversation though because she was required to complete a questionnaire and kind of read the questions off of that and seemed more intent on getting to everything than really getting to know me." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

STL

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/27/2007

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

9 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?

9 out of 10

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