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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

Closed file

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

"What are some of the current problems facing medicine?" Report Response

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

"Do you think spirituality holds any place in medicine? (The conversation had drifted, and I'm not sure that this would be a question posed normally)" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself, brothers/sisters, what do your parents do, what do you like to do..." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where do you see yourself in 20 years- maybe some of us are too type A and have it all planned out--while i've THOUGHT about it, I'm not one of them so it was the first time I had to put words to this question for myself." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Three strengths and three weakness that I recognize in myself." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over AMCAS, SDN feedback, read their website and informational packet they sent me thoroughly" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They really hold themselves to the mission they describe. Many schools have a great mission statement and all kinds of lofty goals, I feel like this school more than others I've visited strive to keep in line with their described ideals." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing comes to me immediately, the only thing I can even nitpick about was the traffic surrounding the complex that housed the school-incredibly confusing if you ask me." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing comes to mind yet again, but maybe that the interviewer wouldn't have known my grades and MCAT-i THINK its closed file, cause that's what he suggested when he told me he didn't have those stats, but he did have recommendation letters and secondary essays..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Amazing, loved the school, the students were very helpful and the staff was incredibly accomodating" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Red Roof Inn in Downers Grove

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/12/2007

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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