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  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"If I gave you 2 plane tickets to go anywhere in the world that you haven't been to, where would you go, what would you do, and who with?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you couldn't be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you got into Northwestern, what would it take to get you here?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What question do you want me to ask you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN! Amcas, secondary, school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Excellent facilities, gorgeous hospital and location of school! Organ-based curriculum with pbl sounds great. Students are very friendly and enthusiastic." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Day starts super early! Really expensive. They don't have student housing, so you're forced to find an apt in the most expensive neighborhood in Chicago." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not much" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Long day. Begins with orientation. Then you have three hour block for individual interview with dean, panel interview, and downtime. You get a chance to talk with your panel beforehand so you're more comfortable together. Lunch and tour with 1st year med students follows. Then, an explanation of the curriculum and reception end the day. They have plenty of food fyi! They have breakfast if you're running late!" 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 is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

ORD

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?

Wyndham

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/13/2005

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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