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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?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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 would you say your friends would say is your greatest weakness?" Report Response

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

"If you had an alcoholic patient who continued to abuse alcohol would you continue treating that patient despite him/her taxing hospital resources?" Report Response

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

"How do you think we can improve our current healthcare system?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I visited Israel so my interviewer asked me my opinion of the conflict in the Middle East." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I was asked what the common denominator was between the 3 other jobs I would be if I could not be a physician. The ones from the secondary application. This wasn't really a hard question i just was not expecting it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed my application, researched the school, stayed with a student host (I think it really helps you get an insight before the interview)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Small close knit community, students were all fun and friendly, staff genuinely cares about the students, new hospital opening in 2012." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I dont like that they are on the topic based learning model. Even my interviewer said he wished they switched to systems based. They say they are modifying the curriculum but it won't be for some time. Its also REALLY cold in Chicago." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I just wish I had more info on the school rather than having to wait until the morning of for them to give us some info." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

O'hare

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/14/2009

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

5 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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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