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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?

7 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)?

"Assume all the stuff in your AMCAS are nonexistent (Grades, activities, etc.) Tell me about yourself" Report Response

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

"What kind of qualities do you look for in your 103 other classmates, if you actually come to here?" Report Response

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

"How do you define maturity?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Imagine you're driving on I-55 and you have no one to talk to, and your radio's not working...what would you think at this point?? (I have no clue what this is supposed to mean)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Pharmacy, Nursing, etc. are all allied health fields that are in shortage...why do you choose Medicine" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read Over Primary & Secondary, SDN, my reseach reports" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nice hospital, friendly admission staff, P/F grading" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Buildings were relatively old. Students claimed that the board scores weren't very high (U of C doesn't aim at training students to take the board exam)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Hyde Park has a larger African American population than I imagined." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a hard interview; the interviewer probed a lot into my choice of medicine and my definition of maturity, and even asked a very bizarre question (See "interesting question"). I didn't know how I did. Later on, my interviewer volunteered to give me a ride to my friend's place, where I stayed, and he told me all about Chicago. I really have no clue if th interview went well or not" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/18/2003

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