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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?

3 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)?

"They asked pretty standard questions about my background, interest in medicine, what interests I have. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"All were very standard, ie why medicine, problems in the field today." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"My faculty interviewer didn't want to put me on the spot with difficult moral questions, so he poised very general questions which made them difficult to answere because it was hard to see what he was getting at. It seemed obvious that he was following a set of guidelines provided to him." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read interview feedback. Read over my secondary application and AMCAS application. Talked with my pre-med advisor." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything there is amazing, the students are happy and intelligent. The facilities are top notch, and they serve an underserved area, so unusual and rare diseases are often presented. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There are no small goup discussions, all courses are the intire first year class, and you spend almost all of your time in two large lecture rooms. Though nice, could get boring after awhile. Patient contact is very limited in the curriculum in the first year, but there are volunteer and shadowing opportunities availible if you have time and are interested. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing, I am very familure with Chicago, and I had done a fair amount of research on their programs. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a really good experience. The admissions staff is very friendly and welcoming, they want the process to be as relaxing as possible. It would be amazing to attend UChicago. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/25/2003

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