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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

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)?

"What is it that you would haven't been able to say that you would like to tell the admissions committee?" Report Response

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

"If you were the president, what issues would you address the nation on and what would you do to improve them? (He was looking for health care)" Report Response

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

"Tell me, why Rush?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"''What is your opinion on the increasing percentage of female medical students and the effects this will have on residency programs?''" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The same question" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read some general questions and reviewed some of my positive and negative skills/traits" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How laied back the admissions staff was. There was not a bit of tension in anyone after 15 minutes into the interview day. Amazing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"We didn't see the Dean and the student tour was weak." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known more about how important community involvement was. I would have found more info on their programs. They pride themselves on patient care (well above research), so take note." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Introduction to each other and the recruitment director, 2 interviews (open and closed file), a laid back lunch with the students, tours of the facilities, and out by 2:30." 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/07/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None, they have been great." Report Response

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