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Loyola U / Hines VA Hosp.
State: Illinois
Positions: 4
Years: 3
Average USMLE Step 1 Score of interviewed applicants: 45
Average USMLE Step 2 Score of interviewed applicants: 258
Percentage of applicants offered interviews who were AOA: 50%

Applied, Received Interview:
00086, University of Illinois, Step 1: 235
00488, Loyola University Chicago, Step 1: 264, Step 2: 264, AOA
00695, Boston University, Step 1: 248, AOA
02651, Medical College of Wisconsin, Step 1: 254, AOA
02674, Georgetown University, Step 1: 228, Step 2: 241
03107, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Step 1: 231
03837, University of South Carolina, Step 1: 244, Step 2: 261, AOA
14007, University of Cincinnati, Step 1: 249, AOA
14245, Anonymous, Step 1: 260, Step 2: 249
16941, Anonymous, Step 1: 257, AOA
17102, Anonymous until 2023, Step 1: 253, Step 2: 274, AOA
17540, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17541, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17542, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17543, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17544, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17545, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17546, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17547, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17548, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17549, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17550, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17551, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17552, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17553, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17554, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17555, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17556, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17557, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17558, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17559, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17560, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17561, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17562, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17563, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17564, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17565, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17566, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17567, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17568, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17569, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17570, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17571, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17572, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17573, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17574, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17575, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17576, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17577, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA
17578, , Step 1: 1, Step 2: 1, AOA

Applied, No Interview:
00007, Washington University in St. Louis, Step 1: 236
00012, Anonymous, Step 1: 244
00013, Anonymous, Step 1: 228
00015, University of Alabama, Step 1: 243, Step 2: 252, AOA
00016, Anonymous, Step 1: 222, Step 2: 238
00084, Anonymous, Step 1: 246, Step 2: 243
00085, Anonymous, Step 1: 242, Step 2: 259, AOA
00092, Anonymous, Step 1: 242, Step 2: 253
00178, Anonymous, Step 1: 233, Step 2: 255
00181, Anonymous, Step 1: 232, Step 2: 260
00424, Anonymous, Step 1: 222, Step 2: 225
00487, University of Wisconsin, Step 1: 216
00491, University of South Dakota, Step 1: 225, Step 2: 256
00691, Anonymous, Step 1: 224, Step 2: 233
00922, Anonymous, Step 1: 250, AOA
02630, Anonymous, Step 1: 249
02671, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Step 1: 243, Step 2: 247
02995, Indiana University, Step 1: 245
03154, Anonymous, Step 1: 243, AOA
03156, Anonymous, Step 1: 249, Step 2: 262
03583, Anonymous, Step 1: 237, Step 2: 230
03632, Wright State University, Step 1: 211, Step 2: 236
03682, Anonymous, Step 1: 238, Step 2: 238
03863, Anonymous, Step 1: 243, Step 2: 265, AOA
03871, Anonymous, Step 1: 240, Step 2: 238
13904, Anonymous, Step 1: 249, AOA
13977, Anonymous, Step 1: 258, AOA
14225, Anonymous, Step 1: 252, Step 2: 258
14226, Case Western Reserve University, Step 1: 231, Step 2: 247, AOA
14236, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Step 1: 248, Step 2: 246

Interview Experiences
Great program overview. ~7 (2 on 1) interviews. Very friendly.
Nice faculty
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Program Advantages
VA experience, good numbers, small program without fellows so lots of primary exposure, call schedule not bad
Awesome chair. Friendly faculty. Facilities all right there. Very good surgical volume for Chicago (150+ cats; good in other subs as well). Very good/busy clinic experience. Residents work hard, but are happy, and see a lot.
Strong surgical training, new facilities
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Program Disadvantages
Not very well known, little research
30 min away from city.
Little research (but improving with Dr. Bouchard), few faculty in certain specialties
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