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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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

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)?

"How would you manage your time during medical school?" Report Response

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

"What is one possible problem that you will face as a doctor? What do you think will be the next big medical discovery?" Report Response

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

"A pharmacist refused to give birthcontrol to a patient with a valid prescription. What do you think about this?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You are on a student honors committee that handles academic dishonesty. A student was caught beyond reasonable doubt cheating on the anatomy final using an iPhone. Which of the following would you suggest to be a proper punishment and why: A) Allow student to retake the final B) Allow student to retake the course C) Allow student to repeat the year D) Expel the student" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Is Haiti sustainable? (I volunteered there)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"prepared responses for SDN interview feedback questions, browsed Chicago Medical School website, read the packet they emailed, reread primary and secondary applications" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The schools suburban location. Each interviewer comes to the waiting room and escorts you to the interview room, which is basically around the corner. Also, Keurig and water in the waiting area." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not being informed about the optional tour of the VA/Naval hospital. The financial aid presentation could have been more informative. (eg you need to ask about tuition and fees, since those figures are not provided on paper)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there was going to be a hospital tour. If you are traveling there via Route 176, budget extra time. There is a surprising amount of elementary school traffic." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Chicago Medical School uses the letter grading system. For first years, exams are given about every two weeks. Anatomy classes have students from the medical and podiatry schools. I had a higher opinion of CMS after the day was finished." 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?

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?

Home

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?

11/02/2011

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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