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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?

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?

45 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)?

"Why medicine? How do you know you won't experience burn out/become bored or unsatisfied?" Report Response

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

"Would you give a liver transplant to a drug addict?" Report Response

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

"What is the most pressing problem in medicine today?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"At what point do you (as a physician) stop devoting time and resources to a terminal patient? What if while you were spending more time with an elderly, terminal patient, you spend less time with a sick child, miss a diagnosis, and the child suffers/dies?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Should society give incentives to those who take care of their body and/or take punitive actions against those who don't? Should the healthy and responsible pay for the willfully irresponsible?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN feedback, RFU website, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are great, the people seemed genuinely pleased to be there, I do like the second year electives program. It is a solid school. The student housing availability is a plus." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location isn't the greatest, but it is relatively close to the city. It certainly isn't a deal-breaker by any means. The rotation hospitals are spread out, which makes an automobile mandatory--again, not a deal-breaker though." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"n/a" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This school seems great and doesn't deserve any negative bad press or hearsay." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Train or subway

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

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?

10/04/2010

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?

4 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"There was coffee provided in the morning, but, as admitted by some of the admin staff, it wasn't very good. Since the interviews are first thing on the schedule (practically), perhaps some better joe is in order. :)" Report Response

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