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  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Chicago
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10


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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"In Iraq, army doctors are being ordered to assist, using their medical knowledge, in torturing prisoners in norder to get much needed information. What are your feelings on this and what would you do in this situation?" Report Response

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

"'Fashionable Medicine,' is becoming an increasingly popular option for physicians, especially in Florida. What this is, is that for a flat fee (say $5000) a physician agrees to be available to a patient and to treat them whenever needed. How do you feel about this and what are the consequences of this practice?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you could go back to any period of time, meet any person, take them out to dinner to any restaurant and ask them whatever you wanted, when, who, where, what and why would you choose?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I had a mock interview at my school and looked at Northwestern's web site." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. The students who I spoke with were enthusiastic about the school, and the faculty and staff were friendly. There was a mock problem based learning session that gave me a better feel for how the students are taught. Also, the facilitiest were amazing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The price of living downtown is high." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The panel interview (3 interviewers and 3 students) was the least stressful, most fun interview I have had yet. I was in the second time slot for the interview and it was really nice to be able to get to know the other two people that would be interviewing with me ahead of time. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview day as a whole was wonderful. The interviews were not stressful at all, the students could not say enough about their experience at the school, and the mock problem based learning session was interesting as well." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?


How did the tourguide seem?


How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?


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

< $100

Where did you stay?


How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Embassy Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?


General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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

10 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?

10 out of 10

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