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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 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?

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)?

"Tell me about X (activity from AMCAS) (talked about this for a little while). With my administrative interview we talked about my homecity for a while" Report Response

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

"tell me about Y (activity from AMCAS) (talked about this for a little while)" Report Response

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

"tell me about Z from AMCAS (talked for a little while)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Asked me if I was interested in the new 'scholarship/discovery' program in their curriculum and which field i think i would pick to do my project in. also asked if i spoke other languages." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Administrative asked me if i thought i could leave my home state to come to Chicago" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN, read book on health policy, re-read entire application, read online about UC, talked to my host about certain aspects of the school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"beautiful campus, nice neighborhood, seems like a very 'together' curriculum with interesting changes for next year (scholarship/discovery aspect especially). i think they give out a lot of financial aid also." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"it seems like they ask a lot of their students, but if you are up to the challenge i think its a great place. i didn't like that the students that gave us the tour/ate lunch with us were on the admissions committee, i think they should have used other students." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"there would be lag time between activities during the day. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"i talked with my faculty interviewer a lot about the changes in the curriculum concerning the Urban Health Initiative, and its implications on students. We also talked about the surrounding community of Hyde Park. my student interviewer and i talked about more general stuff re:campus, student life." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 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?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/27/2008

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?

10 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Make things shorter/scheduled closer together- there were 2x during the day where i waited 45 minute" Report Response

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