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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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 type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"Why Medicine? And what specialty if you had to choose now?" Report Response

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

"What are your friends like?" Report Response

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

"Why Rush? And, I was repeatedly asked if I had any questions." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What were you like in high school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"My questions were all fairly straightforward/typical, but other students were asked hypothetical/ethical questions that sounded rough." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read SDN and Rush's website. I reviewed my application (secondary and AMCAS)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are nice and the students all seemed really happy with the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much really...I guess the high tuition, but it is to be expected at a private institution." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I could wear a regular coat, over my suit coat, and not feel underdressed...this was my first interview.. ;)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I thought it went pretty well and I really liked the school and would love to attend. I was waitlisted about 5 weeks later and am hoping I will still get accepted in the next few months." 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?

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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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