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  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10


How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"what's your biggest strength? what's your biggest weakness?" Report Response

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

"why did you do the activities you did" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what would your parents say if you suddenly decided to become a manicurist?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"what makes you a weak canidate? why should we reject you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"practiced interview questions with doctors at the hospital i work at-read over their mission statement and thought of reasons why i felt like a good fit for pritzker" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"-the people -the curriculum -the research facilities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"make sure to listen and look at the map. you end up having to trek to some office buildings/ hospital offices for your faculty/doctor interview" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"my interview day started in the morning. sylvia robinson gave us a brief introduction while we had juice and donuts/muffins which was a nice touch. then i had my student interview(while some had facutly)-this was open file and my student who was from n.d. was this amazingly nice guy. he was really balanced-had a life with his wife and stressed that he was really happy at pritzker. after lunch and tour with students i went to my interview with ryan who was extremely nice although asked tough questions/and checked me in a way that was meant to figure out who the "real" me was. she was trying to get past prepared answers. at the end of the day i touchbased briefly with sylvia. don't ask stupid questions at the beginning of the day. one kid in our group was cocky and asked how long he could "sit on his acceptance to pritzker as he was planning on being interviewed and accepted at a number of places". blagh!" Report Response

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