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  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Springfield
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 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?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

No Response

How many people interviewed you?

No Response

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 about your family" Report Response

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

"Why medicine" Report Response

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

"Where I see myself in 10 years" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me how to make a peanut butter and jelly" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Questions regarding how each class/experience directly impacted my view on medicine and my future career" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone spoke very highly of school and came from various areas to work there and did not necessarily want to ever work elsewhere" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"1/2 interviews was very interrogative and seemed as if they did not have much time to speak with me" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"2 interviews, both open file. One is with someone on admissions committee and other is a faculty member" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very relaxed but they dig into every detail of your application" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

No Response

How did the tourguide seem?

No Response

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

No Response

What was your primary mode of travel?

No Response

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

No Response

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Discontinue using US mail for communication and purely email/webex for virtual interviews. Portal system is much easier to keep all application information in one spot. US mail adds extra time to process." Report Response

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