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  • Rush University Rush Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?



How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


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

"besides feeling disappointed, humbled, reflective, and motivated, how else did you feel when you did not get accepted to any med school two years ago? (see what i mean?)" Report Response

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

"besides retaking the mcat, gaining more med-related experience, conducting your research, continuing your volunteer work, what else did you do the past 2 years?" Report Response

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

"Besides your background, your experience, your goals, how else are you different from other applicants?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"you're treating a patient who won't stop smoking. eventually, the patient dies from lung cancer. what would you have done differently to save this patient's life?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"assuming there is a cap on malpractice rewards. what would you say to a victim who deserves more than $250K (the cap)?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, school website, previous interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"clinical rotations. Rush is affiliated with Rush Medical Center and Cooks County. Rush medical center predominately treats patients who are wealthy and Cooks County treats patients who are poor. Thus, students get to see a wide spectrum of patients." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"9-5 schedule pre-clinical years. the campus is pretty much 2 floors in a building. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"there were only 4 other interviewees. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I thought the interviews were intense. My interviewers asked me almost everything. My first interviewer kept asking me to elaborate on my answer. For example, I would give him an answer after which he would say "aside from the answer you gave me, can you think of other reasons?" I just kept repeating my answers." Report Response

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