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  • Northwestern University Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences
  • Psychology School
  • Evanston
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

5

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

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

"Tell me about a research project you worked on." Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"How do you like Chicago?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What other schools have you interviewed at?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your hobbies outside of psychology." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What other schools have you interviewed at?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read some papers sent to me by POI." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The department is fantastic-- The students are all very nice and seem very happy, and most of the professors are warm and engaging." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I'm not sure if my personality will mesh well with my prospective advisor's." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Wear comfortable shoes or bring boots! There's some walking outside (for about an hour) involved." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Note: Interviews with POIs were one-on-one, and we met with other profs in groups of two or three applicants." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

O'Hare

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/13/2009

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 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?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

9 out of 10

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