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  • Rush University Rush Medical College
  • 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?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 this activitiy.... " Report Response

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

"Family background, school background, interests in medicine, why end up here?" Report Response

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

"strengths/weakness, what can you bring to the class, greatest accomplishments, etc." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"nothing out of the ordinary. Topics didn't go beyond my college activities" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Can you think of one time that you were misinterpreted or felt like you were treated unfairly? I couldn't think of an answer... (guess that's good!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over apps, just relaxed. Made sure I had a reason for any low scores." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendly & helpful students, match lists, surrounding hospitals, financial aid presentation, free lunch, admissions office was inviting (and I was even late!!)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Cost is way up there. Financial aid meeting helped show how school is paid for, but its still going to cost about 1/4 of your paycheck for the first 10 years of work unless you land a great residency. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Chicago Traffic!! Literally took me 1 hour 30 minutes to go about 15 miles. Plan to be there well in advance. Also make sure you have an alternate route in case highways are locked up. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"After showing up late and first interviewer being unavailable, the day went great. I enjoyed talking with my two interviewers and I never felt uncomfortable. The questions didn't deviate from application. No crazy cancer, current event or technical questions. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/12/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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