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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"Have you overcome any major obstacles?" Report Response

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

"Have you had any experience with people from less advantaged socio-economic backgrounds?" Report Response

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

"If you could do anything to fix the medical profession right now, what would it be? It's ok if it's idealistic." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I usually like my interviewees to teach me something. You have 5 minutes to teach me anything you want. [It's hard to come up with something fun and interactive (that you know TONS about) off the top of your head.]" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above. I was also asked what I would do if a roomate or friend got heavily into cocaine." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked on this website, surfed the Pritzker website a few times, watched some news specials on current healthcare issues, tried to catch up on current events (which is hard when you only have new newspapers and can't really do much to find out about the background behind these events), talked to my advisor at my University, talked to my summer research mentor who is actually on the Pritzker faculty" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The attitude of the students. Everyone really seemed to like the school and the learning process. It didn't seem like they were just pretending." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My faculty interviewer did not know much about the first 2 years of medical school. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How incredibly nice and laid back the interviews would be" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a great time. I felt that I could feel free to be myself and that it was actually as much of an opportunity for them to get to know me as it was for me to get to know them as a school, faculty and student body." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/17/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

10 out of 10

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