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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?

3 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?

60+ 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 do you want to become a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Why Rush?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in ten years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Ethically, if you were pricked with a needle during a surgical procedure, do you feel you're obligated to tell the patient before you run blood tests on them, or can you just do the test since you have access to their blood right there on the surgery table?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The above questions, since I didn't really see it as much of an ethical questions, as well as the quintessential ''why do you want to be a doctor?'' question that everyone hates." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reviewed my supplemental and amcas, as both interviews are open file in some manner. i also ready up on rush, which was a good thing, as they asked me a question about why i specifically wanted to go to rush. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admissions office who ran the interview really kept us busy and made us feel comfortable. The interviews were very laid back, and they even had some attendings and the dean of the med school come in to speak with us. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It was a little bit chaotic, running from one interview to the next; also, my second interviewer had never interviewed a med school applicant before, and it was pretty clear during the interview he didn't know what to ask me. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You get a tour of the hospital and the med school, so I wish I had known more about both so I could ask more questions. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was a long but pretty stress free day. The interviews are pretty relaxed and typical; getting them out of the way in the morning is nice, so you can enjoy your afternoon tours." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/24/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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