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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?

10 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 type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Explain why you chose to participate in some of the extra-curricular activities." Report Response

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

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

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

"What field of medicine are you interested in and why do you think you want to go?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Asked me questions regarding my extra-cirrular activities and both interviewers were trying to get a sense of who I was. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None of the questions were difficult. Just wanted to get a sense of who I was beyond my normal academic activities. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Prepared by rereading AMCAS and Secondary application. Had a faculty mock interview. Talked with physicians in the field." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was impressed with the overall commitment to student satisfaction. The curriculum has adjusted to meet the students concerns. Faculty seemed very positive and supportive of students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Some of the elevators did not work very well." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Its very cold so be prepared." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Both of my interviewers were very knowledge and positive of the campus environment. They asked me questions regarding my MCAT scores and academic record but were really trying to get a sense of me that was beyond just the numbers. I was impressed about how relaxed they made me feel." 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

MDW

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?

12/19/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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