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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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? Why study medicine at Rush?" Report Response

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

"Describe your leadership style and experiences. Describe some clinical experiences and what you learned from them." Report Response

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

"Why was your MCAT Score an XX? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked a single question by my interviewers: ''What should I tell the admissions committee so that I can make a strong argument for you to come to this school?''" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There weren't any difficult questions, honestly." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread my AMCAS application and secondary application. Prepared questions to ask and looked carefully over as much of the school's website as possible." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I definitely got the feeling that students really love the school and I was so encouraged by how friendly and nice everyone (and I mean everyone) was to me and to each other!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tuition is high!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interviews would be SO laid-baid and stress-free." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I absolutely loved Rush and hope that I get accepted there! The day started with a greeting and looking through the schedule and other handouts given to us. Next, I had an open-file interview from 9:30-10:30 and then a closed-file interview from 10:45-11:45. Folliwing this there was a clinical tour (hospital), lunch with Rush Medical Students, and an academic tour (lecture halls, library, etc.), and then a final debriefing session explaining what's next in the admissions process. We were done promptly by 2PM, and the day was extremely organized." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

MDW

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/07/2007

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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