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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?

40 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)?

"Why a doctor and not a nurse or some other profession more needed in the health care sector?" Report Response

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

"Talk about a time you were not planning on being a leader but then became one." Report Response

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

"What questions do you have about Pritzker?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If your AMCAS was blank, no activities, no awards, no scores, how would you describe yourself to me?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Relate a time you had truly failed. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, U Chicago Materials, reviewed my secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Almost everything, the integration of the school into the U of C campus, the hospitals, the honesty with which the students spoke about the school, the support the Office of Medical Education gives to its students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The preclinical classes are mostly taught by PhD's who don't have a clinical focus." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The supportive environment, very different than what people usually think of when they think about University of Chicago." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Pritzer is a great school. The interview process is very relaxed. You interviewers don't get to look at your grades and scores but rather your essays and activities. Make for a great conversation." 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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