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  • Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • North Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

10 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

1 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)?

"I but these questions together for the interview based on old feedback. Hope it can be useful to others. 1. What's a significant health care issue? 2. What are some issues patients have with physicians? -->busy 3. Why do you want to go to Rosalind? 4. Do you agree with the Obama Healthcare plan? 5. Questions about activities on my file like community service, volunteering that involved interactions with doctors 6. Tell me about your research. 7. Assuming human cloning was legal, who would you not clone? If you thought a patient wasn't taking their meds, would you trick them into taking it? If a patient didn't want a life saving procedure, would you force them to get it? 8. What are healthcare issues facing geriatric patients? 9. What do you think "interprofessional environment" means? 10. What do you do for fun? 11. Why medicine? 12. If a person has a condition and declines a treatment that you know will help them, what would you do? 13. Tell me about a time when you were critiqued about your work. 14. Is there a person influential in your decision to go to med school? 15. What's the difference between HMO and PPO? 16. What was your favorite science and non-science course? 17. What did you learn in your clinical experiences? 18. Where do you see the future of rural medicine heading? 19. Why do you want to go to medical school? 20. What was your most memorable clinical volunteer experience? 21. Tell him something about me that that was not in my open file. 22. How would you approach a situation in which your hospital, where you are on the administrative/planning board, was incapable of handling a large-scale medical situation which a different hospital, 100 miles away, was capable of handling? 23. What are your personal gifts and strengths and how can you direct that towards your profession as a physician? 24. As a physician, how would you balance your time so that you can be compassionate to patients and still being able to see 30+ patients a day? 25. How would you tell a patient that he has tumor but you can't operate on it? 26. Is there a person that is influential to your decision of going into medicine? 27. Do you plan on doing research while you're in medical school? 28. Tell me about your best friend. Then why do you think I asked you that? 29. What is the difference between a good doctor and a good researcher? 30. how would you run your own research lab? 31. how would you balance your life if you were a doctor? 32. If you were boss, what would you do to fix the current healthcare system? What do you think about Oregon's policy on euthanasia? What is metaphysics? 33. How do you know this is the profession for you? 34. A patient comes in with a mass on their abdomen. You want to perform an MRI or CT scan (which ever the appropriate test is). However, this patient has no insurance, cannot qualify for ACCESS, and certainly does not have enough to pay for a test like this. What do you do? 35. What is your opinion on socialized healthcare? What are the pros and cons? 36. What is the most difficult experience of your life? 37. What do you do to keep organized and to keep up with your studies? 38. What is going on in South Africa now? 39. How did you go about writing your essay? (the secondary application essay on A Life in Discovery) 40. How do you feel about the business side of medicine? 41. How can I convince you to come here? 42. How would I solve the healthcare crisis in America in relation to underserved and improvised communities? 43. How would you personally impact the medical profession? 44. Why do u want to come over over uic? 45. If you had to boil it down, what is ONE reason why you want to be a doctor? 46. ''If there was one question i could ask you that would allow you to impress me the most, what would that question be?'' and then i had to answer that question 47. Who's your role model? 48. Know about Universal health care - Apparently Massachusetts enacted universal healthcare to all residents earlier this year; whereas the rest of the U.S. does not practice universal healthcare 49. What do you think of genomics? 50. So tell me about the people who wrote your LORs? 51. I see from your application that you are a non-traditional student, taking time off after college to travel, work etc -- if you are so keen on pursuing medicine -- why did you take all this time off? How did you hope these experiences were going to make you a better physician? 52. What's your top choice?" Report Response

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

No Response

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

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

No Response

What impressed you positively?

No Response

What impressed you negatively?

No Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

No 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

No Response

What was your primary mode of travel?

No Response

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/14/2007

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

1 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 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?

"Have a proper discussion about financial aid." Report Response

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