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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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)?

"Why did you get ____ on your verbal section? What happened in your junior year to lower your GPA?" Report Response

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

"Student interviewer focused mostly on activities, really chill to talk with. Also asked about diversity experiences." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How did your study abroad experience affect you and your studies?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What kinds of volunteer activities have you done? (in addition to the MCAT/GPA questions)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, re-read application, refreshed on all my activities, mock interview at school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"LOVE THE ENVIRONMENT. Class is really tight-knit, non-competitive. Everyone seems really kind and helpful toward each other." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The neighborhood can be a bit intimidating, but as long as you have common sense you should be OK." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To take the snack breakfast they give you before the orientation! Otherwise you're stuck until lunch." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The Admissions Office does a great job of showing you a lot of different aspects of the school, and the integration between the different interviewers allows you to get a good picture of what the school is like! Also...definitely go to MDW if possible! Much easier to get to the school." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

MDW

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/19/2009

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?

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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