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  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Saint Louis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"How has your experience as an EMT affected your decision to go into medicine?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why SLU?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Name one thing you would change about your past." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Name one thing I would change about my past." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think makes a good doctor?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"mock interview, SDN threads, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"1.) Nice hospital 2.) Curriculum (dividing the 2nd yr. into organ systems) 3.) High USMLE scores of students 4.) low, low cost of living 5.) Majority of classes are recorded and broadcasted." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"1.) St. Louis looks like a very boring place to live. 2.) Very conservative opinions of interviewer 3.) Must have a car to get around" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"More about the school's history and mindset." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewer read questions right off a script...I much prefer the conversational interviews I had elsewhere. The interviewer also interrupted me twice with phone calls. Not very professional. Although SLU seems to have a good program and the students seem content, the location and high price of attendance were turn offs IMO." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Lambert

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Marriot

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/23/2009

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 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?

8 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?

6 out of 10

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