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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2 individual interviews, 1 with AdCom and 1 with Faculty

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 Chicago?" Report Response

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

"What are your thoughts on medicine today in comparison to how you felt before (relevant to personal statement)?" Report Response

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

"Was asked to clarify my specific role in an activity listed on my application." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"All questions were relatively normal or were conversationally contextual." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"In what ways do you think the issues in medicine (that we discussed) could be addressed?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went over previous question answers and practices speaking my answers out loud." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Interview style was very relaxed and straightforward for the open file interview. AdCom interviewer was clear in what he did like in my answers and my demeanor. Faculty interviewer was very very nice and made it clear that the interview would be relaxed. All of the staff and speakers seemed very passionate about the school and seemed genuine about their excitement." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Adcom interviewer was very curt and seemed very uninterested in discerning more information from me. Asked me if I had any questions for him after only 1 or 2 questions." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Interview is VERY relaxed and conversational for the 40-minute interview. Application-specific topics and medical topics are discussed, but much of it is a natural progression of conversation (i.e. we talked about reading, music, etc)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Would recommend not only knowing the ins and outs of your application, but why you wrote about them and what your exact motivations are beyond what is written in your personal statement" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

O'Hare

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hotel Chicago

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

No Response

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

9 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?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None! Very well organized, very clear on where we were going or what we were doing. Staff was extremely helpful and nice, and the day passed by very quickly." Report Response

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