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  • Rush University Rush Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

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?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 was the most interesting question?

"Do you think doctors know how to talk to/communicate patients?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing was difficult. All the standard questions..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read website. SDN. Asked other students who had interviewed there." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewers were nice guys. Friendly. Interested in my record. Students were pleasant and enthusiastic about the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The disorganization. A bunch of interviewees were left hanging at the wrong location because they were given the wrong room number. I received several e-mails asking me to confirm my interview day/time, despite responding to all of them. My interviewers were not committee members and were not instructors at the school -- what was the point of talking to them? They couldn't answer important questions, like what changes were being made in the curriculum, as reported on their website. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"No big revelations." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It left me questioning the school. With its disorganization, how frustrating would it be to be a student there? I get the sense that Rush would be a great place to be resident, but I'm not sure about a med student. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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

What airport did you use?

ORD

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Loews / House of Blues

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/15/2006

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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