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  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  • 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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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 not go for an MD/PhD with all your research experience?" Report Response

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

"how will you deal with the amount of gang violence you'll see at the hospital?" Report Response

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

"is there anything you were hoping we'd talk about that hasnt been brought up yet?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"in your travels to canada and europe, what did you learn about the various cultures you came into contact with" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"given the limited experience you have working in a diverse environment, how do you think you'll be able to cope working with such a diverse student and patient population in hyde park?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"truthfully, i over prepared for my first interview at rochester. after seeing how relaxed and conversational interviews at pritzker were (by reading SDN and talking with current students), i realized all i had to do was be myself and feel comfortable talking about my path to medicine" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the school's facilities, the many opportunities to conduct research, the amount of scholarship money available to students (merit and need based)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"not a huge fan of hyde park and the surrounding neighborhoods" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nada mucho" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"very positive and comfortable, the staff was very welcoming, the interviews were challenging but laid back, the deep dish pizza is fantastic" 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/18/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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