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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Why Rush?" Report Response

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

"What kind of a medical practice do you think you want to have...what specialty, what kind of a setting?" Report Response

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

"Explain your choice of major (I'm a humanities major)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You are working as a physician, and a 200lb, 5'1" female patient comes to you complaining of pain in the ankles, lower back & breasts, shortness of breath, difficulty climbing stairs, high blood pressure, etc. She tells you that she used to smoke 3 packs/day, but is now down to 1 pack/day. She then says, "Doctor, I know what youre going to tell me...youre going to say that I need to quit smoking, and lose weight. Well, others have tried to get me to do those things, and I just cant. But if you tell me to do just one of those things, then I'll do it." Which one do you pick, and why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If I were to ask your friends about you, what would they say are your two best qualities and your two worst qualities?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This was my first interview, so I had a mock interview with my pre-health advisor, read Rush's website and MSAR profile, and did a google news search to find any recent items about Rush." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students seem very happy, and enthusiastic. In retrospect, I dont think I've seen another school that pampers its students like this one." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Honestly, I loved this school and dont really have any complaints." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Excellent experience. I came in with some misgivings about Rush and its reputation, and left convinced that this would be one of my top choices. Just found out that I was admitted, so I'm really excited at the prospect of going!" 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 primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/30/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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