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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?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Of all of your activities, what are you most proud of/what stands out to you? Everyone has something that makes them stand out, makes them unique, what about you? Tell me about your research" Report Response

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

"Why RFU? Any questions for me? Ethical: How do you balance the desires of the families vs the patient's desires, if they differ in therapeutic paths to be taken? At the same time, how do you balance what's realistic and in the best interest of the patient with new technologies/methodologies whose efficacies are not scientifically fully proven yet, without giving them "false hopes"?" Report Response

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

"Have you had any international experiences? Describe your path to medicine. Specifics about my activities" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was it like working in an Alzheimer's ward?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What makes you unique? There's also the "what's going to be challenging, working in a medical environment"? I think I nailed them, but the strengths/weaknesses questions, not a fan." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN forum, read over my primary/secondary, MSAR, health reform & technologies" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were amazing. The students and faculty were all so vibrant, energetic, and happy!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. I knew the area wasn't that great, but hey, you're going to be studying your butt off, and then you can do rotations at a bunch of other places." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It's really "semi-open," they don't know your GPA or MCAT numbers. Also, ok, it's not IN Chicago, but it's really not terribly far." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Loved the school, the campus, the curriculum, the facilities, the resources, the fact that you can do rotations at other schools, hospitals, or even abroad. If you interview here, GET EXCITED!" 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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?

01/26/2007

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?

7 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?

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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Provide us with a list of all the possible interviewers' names and titles up front, so we don't have to write them down, it would have been much easier." Report Response

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