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  • Rush University Rush Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Why did you switch majors? (I was originally pre-vet)" Report Response

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

"Why Rush?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You have a lot of service experiences, why do you participate in such activities? What's in it for you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same as above. (I guess this question was hard for me, because this was my first interview and I just wasn't prepared.....I couldn't say "becasue it looks good on an application"...you know?)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over info about the school, my AMCAS and secondary app, and info on this website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were very friendly and stressed the fact that Rush really helps make sure you succeed once you are accepted." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of my interviews was with a practicing physician who kept staring at her watch, pager, and computer instead of listening to me. I mean, I know she was busy, but I felt really bad about that interview afterwards. I thought she hated me, but I still ended up getting accepted the following week, so don't feel bad if this happens to you." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There's alot of down time between interviews and activities. Bring something to keep you occupied." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/11/2002

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