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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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 is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"tell me about yourself?" Report Response

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

"Why Rush?" Report Response

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

"What can you bring to Rush? Why should we pick you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Unlike most of the other applicants, i was NOT asked an ethics question or "how does one get cancer?" Instead, the interviewer wanted to know why becoming a doctor is important to me." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What can you bring to Rush? (i am not a big fan of these type of questions because you pretty mush say the same thing for each school that asks you this question.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, my AMCAS file, and my secondary application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were very nice and it is in a great location. The administration is really dedicated to producing excellent doctors (not neccess. physician scientists, which is a bit of a down side)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"see above" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there was going to be music playing and a picture slide show in the morning. It was pretty funny. I have no idea why i "wish i had known of this ahead of time" but i just wanted to share this with others." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was well organized and a person walks you to and from your interviews. You have 2 interviews 1 open file, the other closed both 30 min long. I felt that they were really easy but many students (60-80%) complained that they were asked difficult ethical questions or stupid bio questions like "how does one get aids? or cancer?" Regardless, I must have done well enough to get in!" 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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