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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"What do you want me to present to the Admissions Committee?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What are you doing in your year off?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"How did you decide to do medicine?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you get frustrated with?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"If you were a doctor, and you wanted to work on a social issue, who would you partner with?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read AMCAS and secondary apps, mock interview, practiced questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Spanish-speaking free clinic, the amount of things to do for free in STL, the new research building, the size of the medical campus (small), the low cost of living, the closeness of the hospital." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Apparently the city is not that safe. It didn't seem biker/jogger friendly either. The facilities are okay, but should probably be better, given the high tuition ($42,000). The tight seating and absence of desks in the lecture hall. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview would be so casual - it's very low stress." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Short day - just one interview, a brief tour, and lunch. Pretty easy." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

STL

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

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?

10/16/2007

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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