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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"What makes a good doctor?" Report Response

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

"What interests you in University of Chicago?" Report Response

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

"What type of medicine would you like to go into?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"1. What is maturity? 2. What doctor would you want to have lunch with?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You struggled academically your freshman year of college--how would you deal with the adjustment to medical school? How would you find a support system if you don't have any family/relatives around?(Really dwelled on this question and since it has been 7 years since I was a freshman in college I thought that he was pressing the issue too much--it is clear from my upper class years and postbacc work that I have been able to handle myself academically with success)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, talked to students, read their website, read my application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities, students seemed really happy. Admissions office was nice about accommodating my dietary needs. Changing curriculum to be more integrated. Start with anatomy in the summer." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Hyde Park may not be the best neighborhood in which to live." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Fly into Midway instead of O'Hare. It was a long subway and bus ride to Hyde Park from ORD." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really liked this school, it might be my top choice if I get in. I felt that I really connected with my student interviewer. My faculty interviewer was really friendly/enthusiastic. Administrator interview not as good." 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?

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?

$101-$200

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?

12/01/2007

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

10 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?

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

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

10 out of 10

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