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  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What book are you reading right now?" Report Response

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

"How has your clinical experience enhanced your communication with patients...how do you make patients feel comfortable?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about the plot of "The Da Vinci Code"...luckily I didn't give too much of the plot away, because a fellow interviewee in the room was 1/2 way thru the book at that time!" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What type of music do you listen to (MP3s, radio, or CDs)?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Who is your favorite president and why? (I hadn't ever thought about it before)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN, talked to a friend that is a 2M at NW, read their website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"What was not to love about the school? The location is fantastic, the two deans who interacted with the interviewees were fabulous. We got to a mock PBL session, which was great so we could get a feel for how things were run at NW. The NW Memorial hospital is awesome as well..." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing..loved it!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How cold 20 degree weather feels!...yuck...but it would be worth it to go there!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It is a long day...got there at 7:30am and didn't leave til 4pm...and I was surprised that the group interview lasted 1h 15min, but the ono-on-one meeting with the dean was only 10-15min...thought the one-on-one would be longer...the students were great...we saw alot of the campus--some labs...lots of construction going on right now, but should be completed in april 2004." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/17/2004

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