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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 are you looking for in a medical school? " Report Response

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

"How did you pay for college? " Report Response

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

"How do you/your family feel about moving far from home?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"One of my interviewers asked me about my family background, and how I was able to pay for college. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"My physician interviewer asked me how sure I was of entering such a difficult profession where so many negative things can occur (e.g. she mentioned parents threatening to sue her if she doesn't do a procedure right-she is a pediatrician)..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"My supplemental, SDN, mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people, Chicago, Cook County hospital for rotations" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the freezing cold " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"None..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"you have 2 interviewers, one has access to your whole file, the other has access to your supplemental only. I thought I did very well with my open file interview, wasn't so sure of my 2nd one because it was so brief and she mostly spoke about her experience at Rush. In the end I got in so I guess they liked me!" 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

MDW

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/27/2008

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?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"There is no number to call them, only an e-mail. Kind of difficult to deal with." Report Response

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