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  • Rush University Rush Medical College
  • 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?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"you have fifty hearts and one hundred patients: decide who gets the hearts" Report Response

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

"why medicine? this was asked three different times in my closed file interview" Report Response

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

"what do you do to relax?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What could you have done differently that would make you a better physician." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you take a year of school off; what were you thinking etc.( I am a non-traditional, older student)?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read AMCAS, Books, my supplemental applications, Rush catalog, talked to former students, reviewed my research notes" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were impressive. The admissions director gave a welcoming orientation. The M1's that guided the tour seemed to be very content with their school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing; I researched the school extensively." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There was an open file interview and a closed file interview each was over an hour long ( they were supposed to be at least thirty minutes each: lunch was held in a nice lounge that is normally reserved for physicians during the tour segment: i had one interview in the morning and one in the afternoon: total time spent at the school was about six hours:" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/01/2004

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