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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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?

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)?

"What qualities do you bring to Northwestern?" Report Response

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

"What are your long term career plans?" Report Response

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

"What is the hardest decision you have ever had to make?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You are a emergency room resident and an 8 y.o boy comes in bleeding profusely and needs a blood transfusion - but his parent's are Jehovah's Witnesses and object to the procedure. What do you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school's website, re-read AMCAS and secondary apps" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities were really nice, school's location in downtown Chicago is really great, close to everything." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They don't really have student housing so to speak, so housing close to the school gets pretty pricey." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That PBL is not as big a deal as the website made it seem. Also that they have an MD/MPH program that's FOUR years :-)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a great experience, all the students I spoke to were really enthusiastic about the school. Seems like a good place to spend four years." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

MDW

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?

02/15/2007

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

7 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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