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  • Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • North Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why do you want to study medicine and become a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What do you think makes you stand out from the other applicants, why should we choose you?" Report Response

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

"Tell me 3 famous people that you admire and why." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Different scenario questions, for example: What issues would I consider when deciding whether to go with a high benefit/high risk procedure vs mediocre benefit/low risk procedure. Also, I was asked to explain what I perceived to be going on in Iraq and my views as to how President Bush was handling it (this was the day before the war began)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I was asked to explain the health policy reforms that were going on in Puerto Rico and the USA, and explain what I thought could be done to improve them. I " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Brushed up on my spanish a little (reading Men's Fitness en espanol, watching hispanic TV networks), went over my AMCAS application. That was pretty much it - just tried to be relaxed." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The amicableness of the administration, faculty, and students. There seemed to be a very relaxed family environment." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"If anything, I guess I would say the small size of the school. It almost seemed like a highschool in terms of size and building appearance." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was favorably impressed overall. Again, I got a good feeling about the people, the school, and the city. I would recommend just being relaxed and try to turn the interview into more of a conversation - this will make you less tense. Make sure you ask them questions, as well. Contact me at [email protected] if you want to ask me anything or just talk about the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/18/2003

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