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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?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Why did you pick medicine?" Report Response

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

"What clinical experiences have you had?" Report Response

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

"What do you do in your spare time?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could go out to lunch with any living person, who would it be and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you like the admissions commitee to know about you, that has not already been addressed in any other parts of your application? Also, what would you consider to be the biggest advancement in medicine in the last century?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read all my application materials, NWU's website, SDN website, searched for info on current medical issues, mock interviews, my school's premed website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The way the curicullum is set up enables the students to pursue other interests and have a balanced life, the place is absolutely gorgeous, the staff and students i met were very nice and friendly, the clinical opportunities in an urban setting!!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing really." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They just want to get to know the applicants and don't really ask trick questions or anything like that, so i wish i would have spent more time practising being able to talk about myself for a good amount of time, without sounding stupid." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a great place and i loved everything i saw. The down side was that it was my first med school interview ever, so i was very nervous, and didn't get much sleep during the week leading up to the interview. Big mistake!! NWU is definitely my first choice, so i wish i would have done the interview a little later, so that i could have gained experience from previous interviews." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/07/2003

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