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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 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)?

"Describe your research to me as if I were a four year-old. " Report Response

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

"What is your weakness? Describe it for me." Report Response

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

"Name five strengths and out of those the most important one a physician should possess. Discuss a time you have displayed this quality. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You application was very well written; I didn't see any gaps to ask you questions about. Do you have any questions for me?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"After saying all of this, why do you think that UC would be a good fit for you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, my application essays, and the Chicago Tribune. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The attitudes of the students. Everyone really loved attending school there, especially working in the non-competitive environment fostered by the strictly pass/fail system." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There weren't many windows in some of the buildings - I am guessing because the view would probably not be too plesant. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The faculty and doctors are very accessible during the entire med school experience. It is very much like a small undergraduate school experience. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview went great. Make sure that you give yourself PLENTY of time to get to the school from where ever you are in Chicago because morning traffic is horrendous. Two people were late (and not just five minutes) because of traffic, and I know that didn't make the best impression. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/09/2004

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