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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Tell me about yourself." 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)?

"What do you like to do in your free time?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you deal with conflict? Give an example." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread my AMCAS and secondary (they asked me lots of questions from these so be prepared for this!), prepared ''general'' interview questions and specific ones from SDN, " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admissions staff was really friendly and as far as I heard, everybody's interviewers were extremely nice. Mine were very laid back and although they asked me specific questions, it was really just a long conversation." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing! It was my first interview and I was terrified, but they were really good at putting everyone at ease, and by the time I actually made it to the first interview, I was much calmer than when I first arrived." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There are two interviews, both one on one. One is a ''co-curricular interview'' which means it is essentially closed-file except that you interviewer has access to your secondary application. The other is the ''academic interview'' where you interviewer has access to your whole application. I really enjoyed the interview day and I learned a lot about the school." 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?

In 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

ORD

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/16/2008

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?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Allow students to call the office with questions. It's very annoying to not be able to directly cont" Report Response

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