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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

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)?

"Why medicine and not some other arena of healthcare?" Report Response

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

"What would you bring to the school?" Report Response

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

"Where did you apply...why...and where did you interview?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are the biggest ethical deliemmas facing medicine today?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Smoker, obese 35 yr old woman suffering from acid reflux...what should she do? lose weight or quit smoking, she can only do one...and for what reason?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this site and the school's website...reviewed my application material of course. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The atmosphere was VERY inviting. The staff and students claim to be happy, and you can clearly see they enjoy their jobs and studies very much. It was a very enthusiastic place to be. Can I add the views of Chicago are breath-taking from every wing of the hospital?" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cost of living in Chicago with the tuition" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It is a pass-fail grading system in the first two years. Also, they like IL applicants better. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There were two interviews. One was closed file, and the other was open file. We were escorted to our interviews in a timely and efficient manner. We got a clinical and an academic tour by M2, M3, and M4 students. They answered all of our questions and offered valuable advice. I throughly enjoyed my day. " 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?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/18/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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