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  • Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • North 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?

9 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)?

"What is oxytocin? (A specific question related to my research experience)" Report Response

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

"You say you're compassionate. Give me one example of where you show compassion outside the medical field." Report Response

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

"You gave me reasons why medicine is a noble profession. Tell me why YOU want to be a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Over the course of the past 30 years, there has been a great increase in the knowledge and use of molecular biology. (Human genome has finished being mapped recently.) What are the implications of this knowledge on your daily work as a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are two things you can tell me about yourself that will want me to give you this opportunity instead of somebody else?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, emailed students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The energy of the staff and the students. Everyone seemed friendly and lively. They portrayed med school as a fun experience. The food was good too! Plus, the campus is far from downtown Chicago which is a good thing because there are not too many distractions in M1, M2 years. Matching rates are pretty high too." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My first interview went really well. I not only answered my interviewer's questions to the best of my abilities, but I could also joke with that person. The second interview, in my opinion, didn't go so well. The interviewer seemed cold and didn't really care about who I am." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

05/02/2006

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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