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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?

10 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 do you like to do in your free time/to relax?" Report Response

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

"what was it like living in spain, tell me about the experience (i studied abroad there)" Report Response

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

"where do you see yourself in 10 years GROUP QUESTION: a donor has unlimited money and she wants you to create a program that teaches doctors to be more like renaissance doctors ie more interested in humanity, compassion, the human spirit...go!" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"He read the definition of " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"see above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"copied pretty much all the questions on SDN from the past interview season and went over them, reviewed my file" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"pretty much everything. Location, facilities, faculty (in the interview and the admissions committee), students" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"only thing that stuck in my mind was that there didnt seem to be anywhere to study all night long (not that I study at night) and that you have to pay to print stuff from the library " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the class is pretty large, 170 students" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The panel interview is NOT BAD. Yes, its a bit awkward answering questions in front of 2 other students that want to go to the school just as much as you do (hopefully) but its actually a very informal environment with a bit of conversation and in mine they tended to ask us all the same question and then if there was anything that we brought up that they wanted to know while answering they asked us about that. One of our interviewers asked each of us a seperate " 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

CHI

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/29/2006

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

10 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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