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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

4

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)?

"How does your undergrad major relate to your choice to pursue medicine?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"How did you choose your college?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was the last activity you did just for yourself?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You're an intern in an ER and a patient who comes in needs immediate surgery. You call the on-call surgeon and you can tell he's drunk. What do you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, AMCAS, secondary, talked over answers to various possible questions with friends and family." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Enthusiasm and helpfulness of students and administrators, curriculum, opportunities available at the 5 Chicago hospitals that have direct affiliations with NW." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There's almost no patient interaction integrated into the first two years of curriculum." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Chicago is cold!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The entire interview day was well-organized and surprisingly enjoyable. They work hard to make it a comfortable experience, and they really try to frame it in terms of seeing whether you're a good " 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?

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?

$301-$400

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?

10/15/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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