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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Can you be religious without being ethical?" Report Response

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

"What is one thing you like about this school and one thing you don't? Ouch, the latter was very hard to answer. " Report Response

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

"If your employer had to describe you what would he say about you? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Being that you're not from Chicago who will you turn to if something happened to you, for instance you fall sick?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you fix the problems associated with the U.S. healthcare system?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN Interview feedback, website, previous interviews. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Warmth and sincerity from admissions people, facilities, students seemed to really enjoy being there. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Hmmmm, not much about the school per se, but it was about zero degrees when I visited and it snowed heavily. Oh yeah, if I had to say one thing about the school it would be the fact that the buildings are not interconnected." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The price tag. Second two years pretty expensive. Definitely still interested but it just took me by surprise. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Well it was a small interview group, about 8 or nine of us. We all got along very well. We had to be at the admissions office for 9 am. There were three interviews where the interviewers had everything in my file except my grades and MCAT score...I think. Interviews were not stressful at all, in fact it is probably the best interview experience I have had. The day I visited there was a christmas party going on for the students and it really struck me how happy everyone seemed. I really liked this school. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

MDW

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Ramada Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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

8 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?

8 out of 10

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