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  • University of Chicago Pritzker 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

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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?

Open file

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

"What made you apply here?" Report Response

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

"Are you comfotable working with a patient base that is mostly African-American, and from varying socioeconomic backgrounds?" Report Response

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

"How do you juggle all of the activities you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What career would I choose if the health fields did not exist?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If a patient came in with chronic pain, but I found nothing wrong with them, would I prescribe painkillers to them?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"AMCAS, website, reviewed secondaries" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Pretty much everything. I stayed with a medical student overnight and that was great. People were A LOT more outgoing then I anticipated - they aren't just introverted researchers, which was my impression before the interview." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of my interviews was scheduled during the tour of the hospital." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the neighborhood surrounding the university is NOT THAT BAD. Everybody told me it was in a terrible neighborhood, and while not the greatest, Hyde Park has its own personality." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was really scared of this interview, and the admissions staff (the deans especially) were so friendly from the get go. I had about an hour between my interviews, which intially was a downer, but as I sat in the lounge medical students randomly came up to me and introduced themselves, and we had nice conversations. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/19/2002

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