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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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)?

"tell me about yourself" Report Response

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

"tell me about a time you failed" Report Response

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

"what activities do you do and why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"i am a CA resident, so the faculty interviewer posed a good question: i look at CA applicants every year and they inevitably are drawn to CA, even if they get into one of the lower ranked UC schools. why should we offer you admission when I know that you will still choose a UC, even a lower one, instead?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"tell me about a time you failed (this was from the student interviewer)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"-this site -made three lists (and updated continually): health news, world news, uchicago news -used uwash med school ethics site for great case studies of diff ethics situations -mock interview at my school " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"-cooperative spirit (ie pass/fail) - students are AWESOME so helpful and kind - i really really want to go there now!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"i wish i had known how great it would be, would have saved me a lot of nervousness! my faculty interviewer had not even read my app, so we talked about sailing, bush/kerry, baby boomers. i was concerned that we had not covered my app, but at the end he said that he prefers to get to know the student as a conversationalist, person, rather than just a student/researcher/etc" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"excellent, the best i could ask for- left feeling great about myself and the school, and honestly even if i do not get in, i will know without a doubt that i was treated fairly throughout the process" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/13/2004

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