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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?

8 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)?

"What's your best and worst quality?" Report Response

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

"What do you do to relax and de-stress?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Group question: Make up rules if all 3 of you were living together." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you had suspicions that your research mentor or PI was fudging data, what would you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, AMCAS and supplementary, school website, read up on current issues in science, medicine, and healthcare, mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are amazing. All the students I met were so happy to be there. They absolutely loved the curriculum. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Maybe the cost of living in the area and of going there itself, but hey, in this case, I think you'll get what you pay for." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"1) That the panel interview is not as stressful as it seems. 2) When they said to wear comfortable shoes they meant it. 3) It's going to be a really, really long day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was great. I had fun. A tad too long, but I'm glad the interviews were in the morning so by noon, everyone's pretty relaxed." 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?

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?

ORD

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

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?

01/06/2006

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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