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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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?

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)?

"Pick a moment in your life that you feel was a turning point for you. Describe the event and how it affected you. " Report Response

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

"Have you ever been tempted to do something less than ideal? (unetehical, such as cheating, lying, etc. etc.)" Report Response

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

"Have you ever been really really angry at someone? What did you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"A man runs into your house looking panicked. He then runs out and you see him run to the left. Another man walks in with a knife and says, "Where is that guy...I'm going to kill him!" What do you say to the man? (In the end, I was told that the true answer is to tell the truth...) I said that I would like to say, "I DOn't know" but in reality, if I was scared for my life, I would probably tell the truth. (I think they were looking for the idea that you would not lie)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me what you know about the current healthcare system in India." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Answered a bunch of interview-style questions, read up on current events, looked at the Chicago's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very nice and respectuful. They took their interview process very seriously." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was a bit jumbled and the student interview was at the end (so I was already very tired)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It is a pass/fail school, they are heavily into research, and the weather can be cold." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It starts of with a presentation, followed by interviews, a tour, and then the second set of interviews. Both student and faculty member were very nice during the interview and I felt like they were genuinely interested in getting to know me." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/12/2004

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