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  • Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • North Chicago
Individual Feedback 5 9 Responses
The Basics

Overall, how satisfied are you with this program?

Response Avg # Responders
6.89 9

0 = Terrible, 10 = World Class

What do you like most?

"chill vibe amongst students. Non-mandatory attendance, P/F with NBME exams (the perfect trifecta). Matches quite well for lower tier school" | Report Response

"Collaborative student body with a great sense of community. Pass/Fail years 1&2 Attendance is not required for most things. Matches well every year, usually a bit above it's weight class." | Report Response

"Location was great, excellent academic support (good prep for USMLE), and very strong match list." | Report Response

"The environment is very welcoming, students work together to help each other. The free clinic is also right across campus and is a very rewarding place to volunteer at." | Report Response

"Community atmosphere (literally no gunners); ample research opportunity; situated in a quiet area but close enough to two great cities (Chicago and Milwaukee); no school hospital system means a wide variety of rotations all around Chicagoland (you get to see a wide spectrum of patients); fantastic professors" | Report Response

"Exams every 3 weeks for the first two years means you get a weekend off." | Report Response

"Nice places to walk outside in the spring" | Report Response

"curriculum" | Report Response

"Much of the faculty, if not very helpful,is at least very nice. We have a lot of opportunities to experience different practice environments." | Report Response

What do you like least?

"Cost, weather, no central hospital so rotations are a little scattered throughout Chicagoland" | Report Response

"Rotations are usually not at the same hospital. Most rotations can be near where you live, but sometimes we get stuck with a very long commute for a month at a time." | Report Response

"Clinical rotations are not at a single hospital." | Report Response

"The rotations are far away from campus, which means we have to move before our 3rd year." | Report Response

"not a ton to do around the school going out wise; drive into Chicago when visiting can get annoying; you need a car" | Report Response

"No money. Seriously. This school has no money." | Report Response

"Faculty and staff" | Report Response

"location" | Report Response

"Hate the grading scheme. Hate that we go through the end of May for M2 year - takes away valuable board prep time." | Report Response

The Details

Does the student body seem cooperative or competitive?

Response Avg # Responders
8.11 9

0 = Competitive, 10 = Cooperative

Does the environment seem supportive for underrepresented minorities?

Response Avg # Responders
7.33 9

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

Does the environment seem supportive for lesbian/gay/bisexual/transsexual students?

Response Avg # Responders
7.56 9

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

Does the environment seem supportive for married students?

Response Avg # Responders
8.11 9

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

Does the environment seem supportive for students with disabilities?

Response Avg # Responders
6.78 9

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

Does the environment seem supportive for older/non-traditional students?

Response Avg # Responders
8.44 9

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

Do you/did you feel well prepared for your board exams?

Response Avg # Responders
9.00 2

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

How approachable are faculty members?

Response Avg # Responders
6.89 9

0 = Not at all, 10 = Very

What are the facilities and clinics like (old/new, well maintained, etc.)?

"Campus in general looks new and updated. New research building has been constructed that looks quite modern" | Report Response

How do students from this program do in the Match?

"Very well, especially for a lower-tier. We might punch above our weight class tbh" | Report Response

Any other information you want to share?

"Great school, very happy I went here!" | Report Response

"So far my experience at this school has been great, I think the community of the medical school is amazing. They put a lot of effort in making sure we have a good social group and don't feel too isolated." | Report Response

"People are relaxed here. We're pass/fail starting for c/o 2017." | Report Response

"Run away now cause once your in, your stuck." | Report Response

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