What is the schedule for Second Look?
Second Look begins at 4:30pm on April 19 with registration and a reception. On April 20, the day begins at 8:30am and concludes at 5:00pm. See a complete schedule of events
When will the invitations for Second Look be sent and registration begin/end?
The invitations for Second Look will be sent late February/early March. The registration will end on April 9th.
Who attends Second Look?
Second Look is designed for prospective students only.
Is it O.K. if I miss the reception and check-in on Friday morning?
Yes. When you RSVP, you can indicate your availability.
Where is Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine located?
Feinberg is located on the University’s 20-acre lakefront Chicago campus, along with four Feinberg-affiliated hospitals, Northwestern Law School and the Kellogg Graduate School of Management’s Executive Programs.
The admissions office is located at 310 East Superior Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60611 and the phone number is 312-503-8206. The admissions office can also be accessed from the Chicago Avenue entrance to the building (303 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60611).
Feinberg is located in the Streeterville neighborhood, home to a wide variety of high-rise residences, including rental apartment buildings where many of our medical students live. Within blocks of city buses and subways, the neighborhood is centrally located in the city, allowing easy public transportation access to the culture and diversity of the city and suburbs.
Where do I need to go for Second Look?
On Thursday, April 19, Second Look activities will be held at the Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center at 303 E. Superior Street, Ground Floor, Chicago, IL 60611.
On Friday, April 20, Second Look activities will begin at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Feinberg Pavilion, 251 E. Huron Street, Conference Room A, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60611.
What do I need?
Remember to keep your name badge and file folder with you after you receive it for the entirety of Second Look. You will need it all day Friday!
What is the appropriate attire for the weekend?
Dress comfortably – casual to business casual is fine. Suits are not necessary. The sessions and tours on Friday will be housed within the main hospital itself, so please note that patients and their loved ones will be present.
What is the weather like in Chicago in April?
April in Chicago means spring is in the air, with flowers in bloom and baseball season back in action! The days shift to warmer, spring-like weather, with temperatures rising to comfortable levels for being outdoors. However, it can occasionally be rainy and cool, so jackets and layers are always good to have on hand! For the latest Chicago forecast, go to www.weather.com
Average High Temperature: 57°F (14°C)
Average Low Temperature: 39°F (4°C)
Where will I stay?
Prospective students can opt to stay with host students. If you would like to stay with a current student, please indicate this on your RSVP form.
How can I find transportation to and around campus?
The campus is centrally located in downtown Chicago and easy to get to by car and public transportation, such as buses and elevated trains (widely referred to as “the L”). The public Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) system is extensive, and you can use it to get nearly anywhere, including both Midway and O’Hare airports. CTA fare is $2.50 (one-way). Exact fare is required.
Other public transportation systems include the Metropolitan Railway System (METRA) and the Pace Bus System, which serve the Chicago suburbs.
What is the city of Chicago and area surrounding Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine campus like?
Lakefront beauty and a cosmopolitan, urban cityscape surround our campus, which is located between the shoreline of Lake Michigan and Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile of shopping, dining and entertainment venues. This is the heart of Chicago where students can choose among world-class cultural and recreational activities just steps from the medical school.
A number of important medical organizations are headquartered in Chicago, including the American Medical Association, American Hospital Association, American College of Surgeons and professional academies, colleges, societies and boards of specialty fields. All these factors combine to make the medical school’s location one of the most desirable in the United States.