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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

55 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)?

"What superpower would you want and why?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine? Why Loyola?" Report Response

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

"All of them were very conversational. Discuss an ethical issue." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What superhero power would you want to have and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none, all very basic and conversational" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the recent NEJM opinion pieces, read up on some ethical issues (i.e. stem cells, abortion, etc.), read the schools website, browsed SDN feedback" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything: starting with the wonderfully new facilities, cancer research center, children's hospital, student lunges, full gym (more of a spa) with saunas, hot-tubs, pool, indoor track, bball/volleball courts, full set of weights and machines, friendliness of the admissions staff and every student, community involvement, commitment to improving the community, sense of friendship among students, how happy everyone was" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location is too far removed from downtown Chicago for my taste, but that's not really anyone's fault. It's not a huge deal." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much this interview was going to blow me away." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was so set on a school that I already got accepted to and felt like was the perfect fit. If I get accepted here, I will have to choose from two schools that were perfect fits" 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?

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?

O'Hare

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/31/2009

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?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None - this was an excellent experience" Report Response

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