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  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

3

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 _____ (study abroad experience, research, etc.)" Report Response

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

"Why University of Chicago, why leave UMich (cause I'm from MI)?" Report Response

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

"What are your future career plans?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me a negative trait you dislike in a person and how would you deal with this in a patient." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread my app, SDN interview feedback, U of C website, pumped my student host for info" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Academic facilities were brand new, very nice, students were friendly (they recognized the suit and went out of their way to make nice), beautiful campus, tons of research and international opportunities, U of C hospital only US News ranked top hospital in Illinois (what about NW?) anatomy lab didn't stink too badly" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Tour guides were really un-enthusiastic (monotone and boring), parts of hospital old and dumpy-looking, traditional curriculum (8:30-5 lecture in same room each day zzzz), Hyde Park is not a very nice area, not much to do, hard to get around, expensive to live in Chicago :-( - U of C is soooooo expensive (gulp)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the parking garage in my student host's building didn't take credit cards - then I wouldn't have spent my last $20 on her dinner and had to borrow it back the next morning :-(" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall the interviewers were friendly and seemed very interested in me. Very conversational (my student interviewer talked to me outside at a picnic table) but I think I might have been a bit too relaxed!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 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?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/27/2005

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

6 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?

7 out of 10

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