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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

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)?

"What do you think about national healthcare?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Why did you major in Psychology?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is string theory? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What one thing out of your file makes you a better applicant than the 4-6 people who are competing with you for this spot?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about Rush." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are very nice, they have an amazing view of Chicago, the one faculty member I met was very friendly. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My open-file interviewer seemed to discourage me from doing medicine. He really stressed the fact that I might have to give up music in medical school and he didn't think I was prepared to face that. It was incredibly intimidating." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I sat around a lot. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I didn't get the best feeling about the school. The student who led the tour was a first year and didn't seem too enthusiastic, and my interviewers were either not very personable or purposely intimidating. I left without really understanding Rush is truly like. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/10/2003

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