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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

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 Pritzker?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"How would your friends describe you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"It seems you have not really failed before. Everyone fails at some point in medical school. How will you handle failure?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What should I tell the admissions commitee on your behalf?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my AMCAS, essays, and abstract for research." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great school, in a great location. The admissions staff is very thoughtful; they had a laptop and a printer so we could print off our boarding passes." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Though the students were happy be at Pritzker, they seemed more stressed than at other schools. The school day is also pretty long." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Flying into Midway would have been better." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"You have the general orientation in the morning, followed by a financial aid session. Some interviews are held before lunch with the medical students and the tour. Then afternoon interviews and the Multicultural presentation." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

ORD

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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