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  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chicago
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Group interview: what is one question you would want me to ask you? [then answer it]" Report Response

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

"Tell us about yourself (of course)" Report Response

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

"In the individual interview: Why NU? Tell me about your saddest childhood memory. Tell me about your happiest childhood memory. I was also asked again what question was I hoping he would ask, and then to answer it." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"For the group problem: If you were crashed on a desert island, with a group of natives who worship wooden idols, and the pilot has a broken leg that is bleeding, what 5 items that are common to luggage would you want to have and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are 5 qualities you think a doctor should have?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched school. Had dinner with group of students the night before the interview (helped alooot)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"School's location and facilities are pretty awesome." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Our tour guides were quiet and anemic." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The group interview isn't as terrifying as it sounds. Each individual person is asked a different question so that your answers are not compared. It also goes by much faster than you think. As for the individual interview, it was much like the common open-file interview, but there weren't any specific questions from my file, it felt like it was a closed file interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Don't stress about the interview here, I had heard scary stories from friends about the interviews here, but it wasn't bad at all. I did something right, cuz I got accepted here :)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Residence Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

1/18/2011

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?

10 out of 10

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

9 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The tour was a bit dull because of the anemic tour staff" Report Response

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