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  • Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • North 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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"How did you go about writing your essay? (the secondary application essay on A Life in Discovery)" Report Response

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

"How did you arrive at the decision to pursue medical school and becoming a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What do you do when you're not in class or studying for class or applying to medical schools?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"It's been in the news recently that some parents with certain conditions (e.g. dwarfism, deafness), are going to fertility clinics for assistance in assuring that their children have the same condition. A physician in France refused to carry-out such parents' wishes, recently. How do you feel about that?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me 2 things that will convince me that you are a good candidate for medical and should be considered for admission." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"outlined potential questions and answers, read my essays, looked at feedback on SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were both very friendly and laid back and tried to ''sell'' the school to me. The anatomy labs were impressive as well as the virtual microscope that is used for histology." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It seemed a little disorganized. My first interviewer got me from the waiting room before the dean came by to introduce himself so I didn't get to hear him speak or meet him. After my 2nd interview, I sat in the waiting room for another hour before they found a student to give us a tour (apparently, most of the regular tour guides were unavailable b/c we were interviewing on the day of a biochem exam)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It went well. Both interviews were laid back and unstressful." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 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?

MDW

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

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?

02/08/2006

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

6 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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