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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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 made you choose medicine? Why Rush?" Report Response

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

"What do you think will be the hardest part of being a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What will you do if a patient won't listen to you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing out of the ordinary..." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too crazy..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed my application and secondaries, mock interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They students are very happy at Rush. They all seem to have a good balance between school and social life. The new hospital will be finished by 2012. Curriculum is changing (cutting down on class, physicianship program). Chicago is AMAZING! All the professors still practice medicine and see patients." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Length of time in class (but they are going to do something about this), housing is a bit pricey." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How cold it would be...I clearly did wear enough layers." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, great experience and wonderful interviews. They are just curious to get to know you. Very low stress. People from admissions office take you from the meeting room to each interview so you don't get lost." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

ORD

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?

11/26/2008

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

6 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?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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