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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?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

5

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 other schools are you applying to? " Report Response

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

"Why MD and PhD? (not from everybody, just the tough guy)" Report Response

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

"What's your favorite restaurant in Chicago?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"An eccentric billionaire grants you ten million dollars and all the equipment you want. What kind of experiment would you design?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"more detailed questions about the experiment I proposed." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"website (a little), this site, reviewing my app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The close-knit feel of the MD/PhD group; the integration of different research disciplines" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Don't know if I like the Gothic style of the buildings. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The committee system - degrees are granted by committees comprised of faculty and students from different depts but with similar research issues." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Most of the interviews were laidback, with a lot of leeway to talk about whatever I wanted. There was one tough one, but it was interesting. Student interaction at dinners and lunch. No tour, but it's not that necessary, I guess." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2004

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