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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?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"If you could go watch an Olympic event in which the gold medal will be awarded which would it be?" Report Response

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

"What is the last book that you read?" Report Response

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

"What would your friends say about you that you wouldn't necessarily say about yourself?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think a doctor's appearance and dress matter to the patient?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you say your dancing and playing will help you in your work with patients? (I said I dance and play the drums... and the question then came up as kind of random...)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, re-read my apps, read the school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Memorial Hospital seriously looks like a 5-star hotel. I would LOVE to work there. Most of the facilities are really really new and pretty. The students seem to really enjoy being at the school and there's an air of collegiality about the place." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Chicago weather. My flight out of Chicago(and about 50 others) got cancelled due to bad weather, and it's not even hardcore wintertime yet." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That ''tell me about yourself'' meant 2-3 general sentences and not a speech about yourself." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I loved the place. The admissions deans were friendly. The students were friendly. The people on the street were friendly. It was a pleasant experience overall." 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

ORD

Where did you stay?

Hotel

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Red Roof Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/10/2006

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

8 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?

9 out of 10

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