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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?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

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?

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)?

"Do you have a mentor or specific person that influenced your decision to apply to medical school?" Report Response

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

"If the admissions committee could focus on only one aspect of who you are when considering your application, what would you want them to focus on?" Report Response

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

"What aspect of medicine most concerns you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is most important in bringing about more equal healthcare throughout the world?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell us about a time when you were a member of a group (not a leader) and faced a challenge." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reviewed my secondary application and AMCAS personal statement, looked over the FSM curriculum" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were very friendly and open about answering any questions we asked. They seemed genuinely happy about attending school there and spoke honestly about their experiences." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not really anything...except maybe the cost of living in the area." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very positive overall. There was a large number of people interviewing, which probably contributed to some of the tension (especially in the morning). The panel interview is slightly intimidating, but it really does ease some of the tension to be going through it with two other people. The interviewers are good about asking variants of questions to each applicant, so they don't ask one question and go down the line waiting for responses. The first and second year students who took us to lunch and on the tour were extremely friendly and helpful in answering our questions. And, Northwestern Memorial Hospital is amazing!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2004

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