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  • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Piscataway
Individual Feedback 5 140 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 107
Negatively 12
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
3.60 134

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.51 73

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
6.72 60

0 = low, 10 = high
Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 0
15 minutes 0
20 minutes 1
25 minutes 3
30 minutes 15
35 minutes 10
40 minutes 10
45 minutes 29
50 minutes 22
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 50

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 96
At a regional location 22
At another location 19

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 135
In a group 0

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 127
Closed file 6

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
1.16 136

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

"Why medicine (instead of research)?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If I were to look at your transcript, what would be the lowest grade on it? And why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your strengths and weaknesses?" More from this Member | Report Response

"The Ethical Dilemma Q" More from this Member | Report Response

" Questions about my file... Tell me about ____." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do your parents do, what does your brother do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if someone refused a highly successful treatment plan (otherwise they will most likely die) based on their religion?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about this activity...(and they went down the list on my AMCAS)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some experiences that solidified your choice to go to medical school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you had a patient with very treatable leukemia who refused treatment after consulting with their family, what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your research" More from this Member | Report Response

"What patient contact have you had? Have you seen a lot of doctor/patient interaction?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Biggest challenge overcame" More from this Member | Report Response

"Give me three ethical issues that MDs face, explain them, and tell me what you would do." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why is stem cell research an ethical issue, and what is your stand on it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What does your sibling do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you had to design a program for teens who were drinking and smoking, how would you organize it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"went over amcas activities" More from this Member | Report Response

"When did you decide to go into medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Who's your role model?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why didn't you get a masters degree (I'm a postbac)?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Talk about current job." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why engineering? (I major in e/ce), Why Medicine then?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your elementary-high school. (He grew up in the same town as me)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your proudest moment? What was your most frustrating moment?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How will you deal with the reality that you may not always achieve the grades you would like?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the research you're doing now?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What's your opinion on reviving extremely premature babies? (NICU)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe yourself in one sentence." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your family and how you grew up." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you decide to take a year off? Tell me about your current research job. What are some weaknesses of the study? " More from this Member | Report Response

"See above interesting / difficult questions and read over what NEGATIVELY impressed me" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if your patient refused the treatment you suggested?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where did you go to high school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would your enemies describe you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do your parents do for a living?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Justify paying tens of thousands of dollars for trauma care for a patient whose injuries are fatal with not being able to provide a pap smear to a 19 year old woman." More from this Member | Report Response

"Numerous questions about my family and their educational choices" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your experience taking Latin" More from this Member | Report Response

"Refer to interesting question" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe your parents." More from this Member | Report Response

"Moral dilemma - Jehova's witness and blood transfusion." More from this Member | Report Response

"Discuss three issues that are controversial in medicine - an dhow do you feel about each" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why RWJ" More from this Member | Report Response

"Clinical scenario of an uncooperative patient and how I would deal with it." More from this Member | Report Response

"Name 5 adjectives your friends would use to describe you. " More from this Member | Report Response

"name one problem in healthcare today (i named the rising cost and a possible solution). what else? (i named lack of coverage for underserved communities). what else? (this continued on until i was running out of ideas)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe 2 event from your past that stand out." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Robert Wood Medical School?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you deal with patients who want to persue alternative medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why medicine" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why don't you want to be a PhD? Why do you think you're suited for an MD?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about abortion?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Basically, many of the activites that were on my application were discussed and in a conversational way -we touched on my family, my extracurriculars, and my academic career." More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you change healthcare today?" More from this Member | Report Response

"You've done a lot of different things before. Why medicine and why now?" More from this Member | Report Response

"computer - brain question (this may have just been asked of me because I'm a neuroscience major)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Health care issues, stem cell research (which is big at this school)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What has your past experiences given you that may make you unique?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to become a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Medical School will be difficult, how do you plan on getting through the courses? How will you attack an obstacle that comes your way? Your academic record is clearly very good, but how will you handle a bad grade?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why medical school and (particularly for me) why now." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about euthanasia? " More from this Member | Report Response

"how did u prepare for MCAT, tell me about yr grades" More from this Member | Report Response

"I heard your high school was extremely competitive, what did you think abou that." More from this Member | Report Response

"you are a resident and have been working for 50 hrs. your friend is suppose to come and relieve you but when he comes you smell alcohol on his breath,what do you do." More from this Member | Report Response

"Discuss your views on abortion, physician assisted suicide, euthanasia." More from this Member | Report Response

"When did you first become interested in becoming a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Should we use animals for biological testing?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be doctor? Why RWJ?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What attributes/ skills do you have to offer RWJMS?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Please see the treatment of a pregnant woman above." More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain ___ about your application" More from this Member | Report Response

"asked a lot about my family" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do in your spare time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"tell me about this or that on you application." More from this Member | Report Response

"What attributes do you have that would make you a good physician?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If I had one day to do anything I wanted, what would I do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Questions pertaining to interests, likes/dislikes, family, etc." More from this Member | Report Response

"i need to write a letter about you to give to the admissions committee. tell me whati should write that will compell them to accept you." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the major problem with health care in the US?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what do you think of physician assisted suicide" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are you currently doing? MCATs, grades" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"Name one negative aspect about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself, your strengths " More from this Member | Report Response

"What are the major issues in medicine that you feel will affect your ability to practice medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are you looking for in a medical school? Describe your clinical experiences?" More from this Member | Report Response

"gave me a situation involving medical ethics and authority" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe my work experience." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you decide to be a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Robert Wood Johnson?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is a chemical buffer?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you consider your greatest weakness?" More from this Member | Report Response

"- Name four of your strengths, and 2 of your weaknesses - What are the three biggest problems you see in medicine, and elaborate" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you see yourself changing your community by being doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Discuss some current controversies in the medical field." More from this Member | Report Response

"see above" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would your friends describe you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Who was your greatest influence in seeking a career in medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How can you be sure you can handle the rigor of studies during the first two years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do for fun?" More from this Member | Report Response

"y do u want 2 b a doc?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to go into medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a situation where a member of your team made your job difficult. How did you deal with it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was a challenge you dealt with when you volunteered in emergency rooms? " More from this Member | Report Response

"euthanasia, stem cell research, abortion: pick one and discuss both sides." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Of what are you most proud?" More from this Member | Report Response

"You ever thought of retaking the MCAT?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Should doctors receive perks?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Biggest challenge" More from this Member | Report Response

"When did you decide you want to become a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Healthcare questions. Healthcare a right or privilege?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your strengths? Weaknesses?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What skills did you learn while shadowing? How do you think they will help you in the future?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If a patient refuses cancer treatment, what would you say to them?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think is your greatest accomplishment?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Questions about healthcare" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is a quality about you that you would teach to someone else?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain this." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your college experience." More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some of the qualities that you would like to pass onto your children (provided you have children)?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your research" More from this Member | Report Response

"What influences were predominant in your life?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what one or two activities on your amcas are you most proud of?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you think you can be committed to this?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think you handle stress well?/How do you handle stress?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Talk about academic trends during college." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the most difficult challenge you have faced?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What made you want to go into medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain your research in 2 minutes, including purpose" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your understanding of hummanism as it realtes to being a physician? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why New Jersey? (California resident)" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you see yourself in 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you believe in medical abortion? Do you think physicians who don't believe in performing abortions should refer their patients to doctors who do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about a patient you met while you were volunteering at the hospital." More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some of your weaknesses? How do you think your weaknesses will affect your work as a physician and how will you overcome them? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you like your undergrad institution?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you think you'll adapt to medical school? Will you do well in lectures?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some of the clinical applications of the research you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your proudest moment? Your most frustrating? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Weigh out both sides of a Jehovah's witness blood transfusion case" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the hardest thing you've ever done?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Refer to Difficult question " More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some ethical issues that doctors face today?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would your friends describe you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Role play - patient-doctor interaction." More from this Member | Report Response

"Multicultural awareness - what is it? and give a situation where you would be faced with it in a clinical setting" More from this Member | Report Response

"What three problems do you think exist in healthcare and explain them and possible solutions?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you like working with underserved people?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Diversity in medicine (treating a patient the same way no matter what their background or experiences may be)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Name 2 issues in HC youre interested in. How would you solve the drug crisis. Intl health q above. " More from this Member | Report Response

"name an ethical issue you may face as a doctor (i'm more used to having ethical issues presented to me. but i fabricated one and a corresponding solution). what else? (this also, continued until I had fabricated 4 or 5 different ethical situations and their corresponding solutions)." More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe your research project" More from this Member | Report Response

"There are many issues currently affecting doctors, what is one that you feel strongly about and how would you change it? (I had a tough time thinking of something I could change)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your family" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you add to our school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to come here?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Some basic questions on medical issues -what did I think about euthinasia and federalized healthcare." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you pick your major?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would your friends say about you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the most difficult moral situation you expect to encounter as a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you go to that undergrad school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your reserach work" More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain the research you do." More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain your MCAT and your one course grade lower than the rest. It doesn't seem to fit in with the others." More from this Member | Report Response

"Questions on the extra-curricular activities" More from this Member | Report Response

"what do you do for fun?" More from this Member | Report Response

"MANY ethical questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you feel you are so sucessful today?" More from this Member | Report Response

"you are a primary care physician and you have a pt. with cancer;you refer her to an oncologist but she still seeks you out for advice .you and the oncologist recommends 3 actions of treatment;after doing 2 treatments and not feeling better ;the pt. comes to you and says tht she doesn't want anymore treatment she want to live the rest of her life in peace what do you say to the pt." More from this Member | Report Response

"What should I tell the admissions committee about you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you describe yourself? (strengths and weaknesses)" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you respond to a patient who is terminally ill and says he wants to die?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about Dr. Kevorkian and physician assisted suicide?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"As a physician, what would you do for the uninsured individuals in the US?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your research? Why didn't you go straight to med school after graduation?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What specialty do you think you are interested in?" More from this Member | Report Response

"if you were a travel agent, sell me on a place to go to." More from this Member | Report Response

"Think about the doctors that you have worked with that you admired and did not admire, what are the qualities that they possessed that did or did not impress you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you take the MCAT again?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Know about and your position on euthanasia, abortion, stem cell research, etc..." More from this Member | Report Response

"siblings? parents? what do they do? what are you doing now? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your medical experince/volunteer? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why were your grades so poor at such a time? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why medicine? What has motivated me to continue to pursue medicine? Clinical experience? What would a friend say of your strengths/weaknesses?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What makes you sure that you want to be a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think of physician-assisted suicide?" More from this Member | Report Response

"ethical stuff - euthanasia" More from this Member | Report Response

"ethical question re: needle exchange program" More from this Member | Report Response

"Despite the defects of the system, why do you still want to go into medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you end up choosing medicine? What are your hobbies/do for fun? How was it taking science classes coming from a non-traditional background? " More from this Member | Report Response

"bigest problem in healthcare?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe my senior thesis." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you plan on staying in NJ in the future?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me a situation where you have handled adversity." More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you see yourself in 10-15 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"-Suppose I am patient X with high blood pressure. You have just prescribed me a diuretic to lower my blood volume and relieve the pressure. Take it from there. - What is cultural competence? (leading up to question 3)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a student here?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Is there any specific thing about myself that I would like the interviewer to stress to the admissions committee." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to attend RWJ?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel on abortion, physician assisted suicide, stem cells?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Your personal statement was interesting. Can you elaborate on a few comments in it i.e barriers to medical care seeking behavior etc.?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Robert Wood Johnson?" More from this Member | Report Response

"discuss some of the ethical challenges docs must face?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Can you describe your bench research?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What could your city do to prevent the loss of local businesses?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to become a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your family." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your parents." More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What completes you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself and your family." More from this Member | Report Response

"How were you inspired to go into medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Expect to get out of medicine" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is wrong with health care today?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about studying abroad." More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your plans if you don't get in this cycle?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Money is terrible, you sure you want to do this?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were a new doctor treating a patient with particular drugs and a nurse with 15 years of experience suggested trying a different drug regimen what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was a major problem you have had to face?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is something that you don't like about yourself?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain that." More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you fix healthcare in the U.S.?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why are taking time off before medical school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the accomplishment that you are most proud of that you achieved in college?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Remember the Terry Shiavo case?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your academic performance-my "most difficult question." I had a much stronger grades after my first year." More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you manage your time in high school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have anything you'd like to tell me?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do for fun?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your weaknesses/strengths?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if you couldn't be a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your research." More from this Member | Report Response

"What happened in the beginning of college? (I had a rough start academically)." More from this Member | Report Response

"Talk about patients who are treated by top physicians but have poor interpersonal skills." More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain your grade discrepancies." More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you perform assisted suicide? When? Should physicians be obligated to perform it or offer referrals to someone who will?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the number one problem for physicians and healthcare in general today?" More from this Member | Report Response

"specific question about my essay" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think the relationship b/w doctors and pharmaceutical companies should be? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What are the three most important advancements/discoveries in medicine over the last decade?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about.....(various AMCAS activites)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What area of medicine are you interested in pursuing?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you tell a man who was refusing to get a needle biopsy of his enlarged prostate because he did not want to know the results for fear of bad news." More from this Member | Report Response

"What if you don't get into a state school, how will you pay for a private medical education? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What book inspired you in High School?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How does your personal flaw play into your personal relationships?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your greatest weakness" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you fix the healthcare system?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Name some ethical issues in medicine and what your views are on them." More from this Member | Report Response

"Questions about my background, etc." More from this Member | Report Response

"Again - role playing ethical issue - you are the doctor, your interviewer is the patient - you have to walk the line of being a doctor and come up with answers/soluitons to the questions (tough!!!)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Role-play situations being stretched out very far..." More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you mind during your clinica years in Camden?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Name three problems with health care as a whole and talk about them each in turn." More from this Member | Report Response

"Specific hypothetical situations- eg if you were told by the attending to give a patient a placebo but the patient asks what the new pill is, what do you say? " More from this Member | Report Response

"what do you think of abortion? what do you think of stem cell research? (he hit all the hot-button topics)" More from this Member | Report Response

"when I'm sitting with the committee, tell me how I should defend you an why we should select you to be part of RWJMS" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you wanted to be a member of my group once you finish your residency, how would you convince me that you belong to the group?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why are you choosing MD over MD/PHD" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would your friends describe you Managed Care-problems " More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you want to specialize in and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If assisted suicide were legal, would you perform it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would my friends say is my best trait, then I was asked what they would say is my worst trait. " More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your greatest weakness?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What should I tell the admissions committee about you that is not on your application?" More from this Member | Report Response

"favorite volunteer experience?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you be just as involved in all your school activities (clubs and research) if you were to get into the BA/MD program? How would you be able to manage the workload?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about the Malpractice insurance policies in PA? How would you go about changing it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Questions based on knowledge of the school" More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you tried a drug in prisioners before testing it on primates (monkeys)?" More from this Member | Report Response

"all of the standard interview questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"Specific questions as to low grades ect." More from this Member | Report Response

"what qualities do you have that will make you a good physician? what do you worry about in terms of going to med. school.How do you know for sure that you still want to be a physician?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do in your spare time? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some issues that you see affecting medicine in the coming years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to go to this school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were a resident, and I was your supervisor and you knew that I was an alcoholic, what would you do about it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your worst quality?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Should we use prison populations for drug trials? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think is a problem facing doctors? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What major ethical dilemma do you think you will face as a physican (don't answer how you will deal with it, just what is it)?" More from this Member | Report Response

"if your best friend was doing drugs, what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why RWJ?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain 'such and such' experience?" More from this Member | Report Response

"why didn't you apply to medical school last year?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have any questions for me?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Which medical experience did you find the most valuable?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Assume you've established your own medical practice, and one day you discover your partner is coming in drunk, high, compromising patient health -- what do you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Who were your role models?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How can you solve the US healthcare crisis." More from this Member | Report Response

"Biggest complaint made by physicians? ETHICAL SCENARIOS!!! Do you have any questions for me about the school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to go to med school as opposed to other type of grad school" More from this Member | Report Response

"Is there any specialty I am considering." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you see yourself doing in the future? (specialty/ practice location,etc.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why New Jersey?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Discuss your family background." More from this Member | Report Response

"Scenario questions (continued): You have heard that some cultures drink bushtree tea if they have colds. If one of your patients is of that culture, how do you ask if they drink bushtree tea?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe yourself?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe my greatest strength." More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you deal with a terminally ill patient's family if they had different wishes than the patient?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your major in college." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a physician and what role do you think the academics will play in your medical career?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what do u think about the healthcare system?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your greatest strength? Weakness?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to come to this part of the United States? (I am from the West Coast)." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about cloning?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about an ethical issue you've thought about, and argue both sides of the issue." More from this Member | Report Response

"How should I sell you at the Admissions Committee meeting?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you typically go to others for advice?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about a positive and a negative shadowing experience and how that will impact you as a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the lowest grade on your transcript?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Biopyschosocial medicine...relating to my shadowing experience. Cool topic." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you expect to get back as a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do your parents do? What do your siblings do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How has the internet (availability of information) affected doctor-patient relationships?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What worries you most about entering the profession?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What gives your life meaning" More from this Member | Report Response

"So you're studying economics, what do you think about the recession?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are you proud of?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have an ancedote or quote you live by?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Your patient is undergoing a dangerous procedure that will most likely require her to need extra blood. But she is a Jehovah's witness and refuses the extra blood. Would you give her the blood if her life depends on it" More from this Member | Report Response

"What motivates you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Which of you experiences was the most rewarding for you and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"It involved an ethical question about euthanasia. An old lady with terminal cancer can have a radical treatment. Her family wants you to do all that you can, she is unsure." More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you raise your children, if you had any?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you had a year off to do anything, what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Can you separate your morals from your work as a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Give me an instance where someone put you in a bad situation but you turned it around, and tell me how you did that." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do to relax?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you deal with a woman who came to the ER requesting the morning after pill and a doctor who refused to give it to her, saying she was abusing the system?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Have you ever had a time when sh*t hit the fan? (verbatim)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you still want to go into healthcare despite the healthcare issues?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you deal with criticism?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you have a sense of entitlement about going to medical school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a situation in which you would find it difficult to treat a patient, and how you would react." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really. Pretty basic stuff." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think doctors are "entitled"?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you feel like you are entitled to anything? What do you think MDs are entitled to?" More from this Member | Report Response

"He asked me to name some ethical issues in medicine" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would I do if I had a pregnant cancer patient who refused chemotherapy to safeguard the health of the fetus." More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think is the most difficult situation you could face as a physician?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you go to your high school? (not expecting that one!) " More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about abortion? While I know how I felt, I was a little concerned about revealing my political views during an interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think Hester was to blame in the Scarlet Letter?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How is waitressing like being a doctor?(This is without her knowing I had waitressed in the past)." More from this Member | Report Response

"The most interesting question I was asked was why a patient would not follow a doctor's treatment plan." More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some of the problems doctors face today?" More from this Member | Report Response

"You have a patient who needs a minor surgery. She also happens to be a Jehovah's witness and has said specifically that she won't take blood transfusions. You assure her she won't need one. It turns out there are complications and unless she gets a transfusion she will die. Do you give her a transfusion?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is cultural competence and how is it attained by doctors?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Hypothetical Scenarios... Dr. Johnson seems to like these ethical scenarios... b esure you keep an open mind and try you rbest not to crack under the pressure... She was a tough cookie!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Cultural Competence." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why would you want to go to school in one of the nation's worst cities. (He was referring to the clinical years at Cooper Hospital)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What does diversity mean to you in patient care and medicine? (something like that...it was about diversity)" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were going to capitol hill, name 3 intl' health/cultural competence recommendations you would like mandated. ( related to my specific interest)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about abortion? (I responded that I didn't think I'd encounter that issue since I'm not interested in OB). He insisted that I pretend I was." More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe 2 events from your child hood that stand out" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe yourself in one sentence." More from this Member | Report Response

"What attributes to do you feel you bring to the profession" More from this Member | Report Response

"We discussed my parent's decision to pursue alternative therapies in treating my handicapped sister, and she asked me how I would deal with parents like them as a doctor." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your sisters experience in medical school" More from this Member | Report Response

"If I thought there was a relationship between self-esteem and learning." More from this Member | Report Response

"If you had to care for a woman 28 weeks pregnant who suffered a trauma and you could only save her or the baby, who would you save and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing to interesting was asked. I just got the typical questions. I got a decent amount of questions about my AMCAS application like my major, extracurricular experiences, and work experiences. " More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you want your legacy to be?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the most difficult moral situation you expect to encounter as a doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you think computers will ever be able to mimic the human brain in its entirety? explain." More from this Member | Report Response

"What healthcare issue pushes your buttons?" More from this Member | Report Response

"This was for the BA/MD program. What traits do you posses that will make you a good physician." More from this Member | Report Response

"This was exactly what was said "they told me to ask you this. so.. pick a major controversial issue in medicine and tell me your viewpoint"" More from this Member | Report Response

"You completed your undergraduate education in 3 years, were you in an accelerated medical program? He kept emphasizing this fact." More from this Member | Report Response

"Pick an issue facing health care in the US and comment on it" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about abortion?" More from this Member | Report Response

"The question regarding a heart transplant for a person who doesn't want a blood transfusiob if required." More from this Member | Report Response

"If you could fill those two empty seats with any living people in the world, who would you fill them with?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about a doctor you like what qualities does he/she possesses,then a doctor you dislike tell about qualities he possesses. " More from this Member | Report Response

"none" More from this Member | Report Response

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Should we be allowed to use prisoners to do biological testing if they give their consent to it?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Was I familiar with Dr. Kevorkian, and how do I feel about physician assisted suicide?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What positive attributes/skills do you have to offer RWJMS?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you can not obtain consent for a pregnant mother who is involved in an accident, how do you decide the best course of treatment?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think will be the biggest ethical dilemma you will face as a physician?" More from this Member | Report Response

"An ethical question on what if a patient refused a third treatment after the previous two failed." More from this Member | Report Response

"none really - they were all questions about things i'd done" More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain a medical ethics issue that you are passionate about" More from this Member | Report Response

"What I would do if I heard a fellow student telling a patient that birth control will give them brain cancer? The student's religion forbids contraception." More from this Member | Report Response

"I don't remember exactly how he presented the situation, but it was something like this...You are a cardiac surgeon and someone comes to you that needs a valve transplant. You know that there is a good chance the person will need a blood during the operation but refuses to except it due to their religion. Do you operate? If you do decide to and they in fact end up needing a transfusion or they will die, do you give it to them?" More from this Member | Report Response

"You are attending medical school. You see that your fellow classmate, your best friend, is taking drugs and alcohol. What do you do? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Do not you think that the problem with access to health care is that people don't like to go to doctors? ( i think she was serious) " More from this Member | Report Response

"How would I break the news to a terminally ill patient" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is something that you feel the most accomplished with?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What type of medical experience do you think is the most important?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Questions from my application ("so tell me how you got in to All-State Chorus...")" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about late term abortion?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Was asked about the problems facing physicians today. One of them is that doctors cannot give tests / treatments they want because patients cant afford, no insurance, whatever. So I was asked how I would help a patient who I knew needed an MRI to diagnos but couldn't get one. I evaded the question first, but she was insistent on me answering the question as was, patient has no chance of getting this test and you think they need it, what do you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were given unlimited funding, what program would you implement to address the obesity problem in the U.S.?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Questions about my family/my past/my country of birth. How come I sent in the same LOR as I did for my previous application?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is your favorite piece of classical music?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think you can do to change the HMO crisis?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain the fact that my school has no majors and how I was still able to prepare for med school." More from this Member | Report Response

"There weren't any really interesting questions - just the usual, why you want to be a doc, etc." More from this Member | Report Response

"If you are a doctor and are religiously against abortion, can you refuse treatment to a patient? " More from this Member | Report Response

"If a patient needed an MRI and their insurance did not cover it, what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Did I think Bill Gates was insured or uninsured and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Name one ethical problem and talk about it- it was so open ended." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing that i wasn't expecting." More from this Member | Report Response

"What area of medicine gets your blood flowing...peaks your interest?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How did I handle seeing the extraction of a chalazion?" More from this Member | Report Response

"You are covering for a doctor in a pain clinic. He thinks a patient is faking back pain in order to continue receiving narcotics. He wants to give her a placebo. Ok, now I'm the patient... "My pain is really bad today. Are you just going to give me the Demerol like usual?"" More from this Member | Report Response

"my opinion on physicans accepting gifts and dinners from pharmaceutical reps." More from this Member | Report Response

"How will technology aid your practice?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe your undergraduate school and why you chose your major." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the commonality between the following cities: Providence, Camden, Philadelphia, and New York?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Did you have any difficult patient care experiences?" More from this Member | Report Response

"no interesting questions at all...all questions posed were ethical and or medically related" More from this Member | Report Response

"Every question was typical" More from this Member | Report Response

"As a future leader in medicine, what will vision do you hold to help us pay for the rising cost of health care?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe your youth growing up. " More from this Member | Report Response

"What was it like to come to the States at the age of 10?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if you were a physician and your partner (another MD) had a substance abuse problem? " More from this Member | Report Response

"I was given a scenario question-What would I do if a diabetic patient who refuses to take his/her medication?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me three words that completely sum up who you are as an applicant." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing too difficult." More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you tell a patient about a treatment that you were morally opposed to?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what is a hidden talent that no one close to you knows about?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Ethical dilemma" More from this Member | Report Response

"None really." More from this Member | Report Response

"A very open ended general question- what are some ethical issues in medicine? I talked about abortion, refusal of treatment for terminally ill patients and in religious circumstances, euthanasia " More from this Member | Report Response

"Tons of healthcare and ethics questions (assisted suicide, abortion, genetics, etc.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What gives meaning to your life?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if you had a parent of a patient who refused to have their child vaccinated?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if someone came to you with no insurance and wanted your medical care?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Who do you reach out to when you are having difficulty, and when is the last time that happened?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Aside from what was written in your personal statement, what challenges have you had to overcome?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you overcome adversity?" More from this Member | Report Response

"see above" More from this Member | Report Response

"none really, just some questions that required some thinking before answering." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why are your early grades poor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if a belligerent patient confronted you and told you she wanted to go to another doctor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Choose an ethical topic and tell me the positives and negatives of both sides." More from this Member | Report Response

"What makes you special -- why accept you instead of somebody else?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really difficult and super nerve racking. very fluid and conversational interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"Role Play: Convince a mom that her daughter should learn science in this day and age. (Based on an activity I took part in). " More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe your greatest weakness and the most stressful situation you have experienced." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the number one problem for physicians and healthcare today? (I found it hard to pick just one)" More from this Member | Report Response

"ethical question on abortion" More from this Member | Report Response

"Some of the ethical scenarios we discussed were tough, e.g. how would you deal with a noncompliant patient? What would you say to a pregnant cancer patient refusing chemotherapy? " More from this Member | Report Response

"He asked me if his mother and a two year old baby were lying next to each other in hospital beds, who would I save and why...." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a doctor? I hate being asked that!" More from this Member | Report Response

"None, really." More from this Member | Report Response

"Have you ever failed? When/how?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you do if you live in a state where euthanasia was legal and the hospital did not have a policy against it and one of your patients was an 80 year old man with a terminal illness. He has exhausted his options for pain management and nothing has worked. He is in a great deal of pain and will die in a few months. What would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you think The Scarlet Letter compares to To Kill a Mockingbird?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Does alzheimer's depress you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"The most difficult question was an ethical question. The question was: What would you do if a terminally ill cancer patient refused chemotherapy? Adress both sides of the issue. " More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you solve the problem of uninsured individuals in this country?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a doctor? (For some reason I had a hard time answering it today.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Name issues in healthcare that need to be fixed and lobby for the changes you feel necessary." More from this Member | Report Response

"A whole bunch of ethical hypothetical role-playing.. what would you do if........ (fill in the blank) - could be quite intimidating, when you're asked to think on the spot!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Role-play, hypothetical situations where you are the doctor." More from this Member | Report Response

"None. The interview was very laid back and we struck normal conversation." More from this Member | Report Response

"Complex hypothetical role plays galore!! Just make sure you think carefully about how you answer- always think from a perspective of being sensitive to the finer details of patient care and you wont go wrong here. And dont lose your cool!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Don't you think tort reform is unfair to people who actually have a case against the doctor? Where else did you get accepted? Why would you go here over that school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why a MD and not PhD?... not so much hard... but he made me really prove that I had enough experience in both to make a decision for md over phd" More from this Member | Report Response

"Ethical questions and scenarios.. if you were a surgeon and had to choose between saving the mother or the child ,which would it be" More from this Member | Report Response

"All of the questions centered around my checkered academic past. This was only difficult because I was interviewed by the Asst. Dean of Admisions. However, I'm thankful that she did that because it forced me to be myself and open up." More from this Member | Report Response

"We really went into depth on an independent research project I had done, so I was glad I had reread my work." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why don't you want to do an MD/PhD or just PhD instead of MD given your experiences?" More from this Member | Report Response

"if you got in here and Dartmouth, convince me you would come here." More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you contribute to the entering class?" More from this Member | Report Response

"what healthcare issue pushes your buttons" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do I think about FDA not approving Plan B as an over the counter drug" More from this Member | Report Response

"If somebody is dying and his or her family asks you not to tell the patient that he/she has a terminal illness, would you follow the family's request?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain your MCAT score and your one course grade that is lower than your others" More from this Member | Report Response

"Is it cruel to use animals for research?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about the environment. Last Quest: Make this easy for me what should I write for your evaluation." More from this Member | Report Response

"Pretend that I am a teacher,I was given paper and pen to teach my interveiwer mitosis and meosis." More from this Member | Report Response

"ethical questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about euthanasia, doctor-assisted suicide, and abortion?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If one of my lab partners suddenly changed dramatically and I had a suspicion they were doing drugs, what would I do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"None of the questions were too difficult. All questions had to deal with my personal experiences, background. No ethical questions. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you believe that animal testing is ethical?" More from this Member | Report Response

"None of the questions were really difficult." More from this Member | Report Response

"How could I explain my not so stellar performance during one of my semesters at college." More from this Member | Report Response

"there were no ethical questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"None" More from this Member | Report Response

"The above and how do you feel about physician assisted suicide." More from this Member | Report Response

"Woud you be able to pull the plug on someone?" More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing difficult" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about abortion" More from this Member | Report Response

"no real difficult questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"n/a" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think of physician-assisted suicide." More from this Member | Report Response

"I didn't think anything was too difficult or unexpected, at least" More from this Member | Report Response

"same as above" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why was I pursuing my masters in public administration? What is the most daunting problem regarding healthcare in the US?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How to solve the US healthcare crisis" More from this Member | Report Response

"Ethical dilemmas... " More from this Member | Report Response

"same" More from this Member | Report Response

"What were my views on the new 80 hour work week limits on residents?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Same as before; nothing difficult." More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you turn in a fellow medical student for [various offenses]?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would your friends describe you" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is a chemical buffer. Though I certainly know what it is, I went completely blank because I didn't expect a question like this. His point was that this was the most difficult concept you would ever learn. Med school is not hard, just overwhelming." More from this Member | Report Response

"What happened with my grades during my sophomore year?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Upon talking about medical economics, she asked why there are there so many uninsured people." More from this Member | Report Response

"Suppose you are already a doctor and want to do something for those not covered by insurance. You are speaking in front of Congress: what do you say to them?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Your GPA is excellent but your MCAT scores are just ok...what happpened?" More from this Member | Report Response

"None of questions were really difficult." More from this Member | Report Response

"What is culturally sensitive medicine? (Good thing I had just finished "The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down")" More from this Member | Report Response

"difference between the art of medicine and the science of medicine" More from this Member | Report Response

"What's an ethical dilemma you saw while volunteering? " More from this Member | Report Response

"What qualities would make you a good physician?" More from this Member | Report Response

"See above. (Disclaimer- it related to my interest in urban health)" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would I have done if I was the physician in this situation: A baby born prematurely with mental damage and deformaties only will live to 18yrs. Do you suggest conservative treatment that will make her life comfortable or radical treatment (ie surgeries) that may prolong her life but will be costly and painful?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you think about managed care?" More from this Member | Report Response

"(euthanasia q) the interviewer gave me a very intricately detailed description of a patient w/ lymphatic cancer that has spread all over, no chance of recovery for patient, blah blah, blah....basically wanted to know if i would assist in helping end the patients life so that the patient wouldnt have to live in pain" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing difficult. He asked about physician-assisted suicide, stem cells, and abortion. (I'm in my campus pro-choice group)" More from this Member | Report Response

"From a macro-economic view, why are so many of our urban areas impoverished?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you see as the biggest change in medicine, that is in its early stages right now, but will change medicine in 50 years or so? (I had to really think about this one, but I eventually figured it out)." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you think doctors complain about managed care? and given that, why do you still want to go into medicine? and this questions turned into a very specific one: "if you know this patient needs a MRI to be diagnosed but his insurance does not cover for it, what would you do?" ????!!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel about physician assisted suicide?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Explain Low Verbal Score?" More from this Member | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN and Casper" More from this Member | Report Response

"This was MMI style interview so I read about this style online, ethical dilemmas and topics as well as did mock interviews with friends" More from this Member | Report Response

"Practice questions from SDN, mock interviews with my school's Career Development office, reading up on current medical issues and legislature, reading the RWJ brochures and website." More from this Member | Report Response

"past interviews" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, talked to students there, read the news" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, MSAR, website, " More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, mock interviews, read my file" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, mock interview, lots of research" More from this Member | Report Response

"Mock interview, school website, SDN" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, school website, Interview Feedback, Random sites on interviews" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, mock interview, school website" More from this Member | Report Response

"Interview Feedback site, website" More from this Member | Report Response

"read SDN, mock interview, researched ethics issues (wasn't asked a single question about ethics, or given any hypotheticals)" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, UMDNJ website, Read my AMCAS" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, reviewed AMCAS, website, etc." More from this Member | Report Response

"the usual" More from this Member | Report Response

"sdn, reviewed primary app, had a couple of books ''how to get into med school,'' attended the open house and spoke to students and faculty." More from this Member | Report Response

"read SDN and website. talked with current students" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read school's web site, this site, and went over AMCAS." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read the SDN website." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, read amcas, read up on medical ethics" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN and the website" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, RWJ website, reading the NYtimes and Medical Ethics papers." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, school website, reviewed AMCAS application" More from this Member | Report Response

"Looked at RWJ website, consulted students at school, read over AMCAS" More from this Member | Report Response

"student doc forums, rwj website" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, other interviews, mock interviews, relaxation" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, application, school website and spoke with a fourth year student" More from this Member | Report Response

"re-read my AMCAS, SDN feedback and forums, school's website, just relaxed. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Talked to people I knew who attended the school." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, School website" More from this Member | Report Response

"studentdoctor.net, my school's interview reports, UMDNJ website" More from this Member | Report Response

"Reviewed my AMCAS application, read comments on SDN" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, read over application" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, Re-read primary and seconcary applications, read books on ethics." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, mock interview, RWJ website" More from this Member | Report Response

"read over website, mock interview with friend, read newspapers" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read SDN, RWJ website, and AMCAS application." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read school website, current events, SDN feedback, my application" More from this Member | Report Response

"Mock Interview" More from this Member | Report Response

"I reviewed sdn, my AMCAS app, and school web-site" More from this Member | Report Response

"No preparation. Just cold turkey" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, school website, research online." More from this Member | Report Response

"Studentdoctor.net, went over AMCAS" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, RWJ website, AMCAS app." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, mocks, read application, researched the school" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, reviewed application, studied RWJ website, caught up on current health issues, discussed with doctors" More from this Member | Report Response

"I read over my AMCAS and did some research online. Reread my publications. " More from this Member | Report Response

"read amcas" More from this Member | Report Response

"sdn, website, my application materials." More from this Member | Report Response

"read the website, read SDN, read my app" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, research paper, amcas app, internet" More from this Member | Report Response

"This site, went over my personal statement, reviewed my videotape of my mock interview, cnn.com for health issues" More from this Member | Report Response

"Pulled info from their website, review SDN, made a sheet of possible questions and outlined what points I wanted to make in the interview, reviewed my grades, reviewed my personal statment, reviewed my CV, and spoke with a MS I student who attends the university." More from this Member | Report Response

"mock interview, read up about the school, reread my research" More from this Member | Report Response

"This website/RWJ website/current events" More from this Member | Report Response

"SND, reviewed my AMCAS application." More from this Member | Report Response

"UMDNJ website" More from this Member | Report Response

"This website, looked over the material they sent and their website. Also talked to a student who attended RWJ before the interview to get a basic feel for the school." More from this Member | Report Response

"school website" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, healthcare books, talking with MDs" More from this Member | Report Response

"this website, RWJ website" More from this Member | Report Response

"I read about the school, read this website, that's about it" More from this Member | Report Response

"AMCAS, RWJ website.., ethics in medicine topics" More from this Member | Report Response

"SND, spoke to other students who had interviewed, spoke to my physician, career services" More from this Member | Report Response

"I read a lot of websites, including this one, about med school interviews. I also researched information about ethical and controversial issues. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Read your application, read their website, talk to students who either go there or have already interviewed there." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read up on the school and its programs throughly Read up on recent healthcare issues Talked to many physicians about their experiences" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, Friends, School website" More from this Member | Report Response

"website, this site" More from this Member | Report Response

"Talked to current students, Read AMCAS app, looked at website." More from this Member | Report Response

"Iread up info on school website,bioethics.com; student doctor site;three mock intewrveiws." More from this Member | Report Response

"sdn, amcas, read the school's brochure and website, previous interview experiences" More from this Member | Report Response

"read SDN, read school website, reviewed AMCAS, brushed up on current events" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, read some books on ethics, and looked over application." More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, RWJ web page, reread my ethics text book, looked up info on managed care, medicaid/medicare" More from this Member | Report Response

"Looked up info related to medical ethics, medicare, etc. on the internet. Did a mock interview with an M.D. Reviewed AMCAS application" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read SD.net and read the school web site" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read SDN and read up on bioethics" More from this Member | Report Response

"RWJ website, read AMCAS application, kept up with news and recent medical ethics issues." More from this Member | Report Response

"RWJMS webstite, AMCAS application, SDN feedback" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, U of W School fo Medicine Bioethics Topics, newspaper, outside reading, reviewed my application, checked out their brochure" More from this Member | Report Response

"read website, reviewed ethical issues, AMCAS app" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, read over file" More from this Member | Report Response

"School Webpage, read over AMCAS application, Student Doctor Network Interviews" More from this Member | Report Response

"This website and theirs, mock interviews, and kept up with current events." More from this Member | Report Response

"I read over all of these interview questions...thought out answers carefully....then visited bioethics.com" More from this Member | Report Response

"read SDN" More from this Member | Report Response

"read website, read amcas" More from this Member | Report Response

"read responses from this website, reviewed AMCAS application, reviewed sample interview questions, bioethics.com" More from this Member | Report Response

"went to med school interview workshop, mock interview, read sdn, read over my application" More from this Member | Report Response

"studied AMCAS application, read up on recent related topics in news, thought about possible questions and answers ahead of time" More from this Member | Report Response

"website, read over my app, same old stuff" More from this Member | Report Response

"this site, reviewed my amcas application" More from this Member | Report Response

"I interviewed at the school last year and I already knew what I needed to know." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read over the website, re-read my application." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read up on medical ethics, reviewed AMCAS application, lots of good info on school website. " More from this Member | Report Response

"read the health news and school website" More from this Member | Report Response

"read over AMCAS, school website" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read SDN, reviewed their website, read over AMCAS" More from this Member | Report Response

"I read the school's website, looked over my application, and read about others interview experiences." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read past interview experiences on this website, read about the school on its website, asked a friend about good responses to ethical questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read up on ethical issues" More from this Member | Report Response

"This website and school website." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read the school's website, reviewed my AMCAS application, and went to my school's career center for a mock medical school interview (which was taped)." More from this Member | Report Response

"spoke w/friends who go here, SDN, read over AMCAS & app" More from this Member | Report Response

"Thought about possible questions, read over school's website, read interview feedback." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read school's website and read my AMCAS application." More from this Member | Report Response

"I read over the school's catalog. I read some articles on current medical issues. I thought about possible questions and re-read my amcas essay." More from this Member | Report Response

"School's website, their handbook, SDN, Interview Feedback, read up on ethical issues" More from this Member | Report Response

"website, read amcas, talked to students, this site" More from this Member | Report Response

"Interview feedback on this site, reread my personal statement" More from this Member | Report Response

"Look over my application, read up on current issues in medicine." More from this Member | Report Response

"Re-read AMCAS, read articles on managed care and on ethical questions, and talked to a friend who was already in the medical school" More from this Member | Report Response

"SDN, Read up on the school, looked at lists of frequently asked questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read the brochure and reviewed my AMCAS application." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read over my application and tried to read up on some current events in the healthcare field." More from this Member | Report Response

"sdn, my app" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read over the school info/web page" More from this Member | Report Response

"Reviewed AMCAS application, Robert Wood website, and this web site." More from this Member | Report Response

"I read interview feedback on this website, I read information from their website, I read my AMCAS application and I spent four hours driving around the nearby neighborhoods." More from this Member | Report Response

"read about RWJ" More from this Member | Report Response

"Search of school on SDN, read website for RWJ and looked over my application." More from this Member | Report Response

"Read over the school brochure. Got extra questions from the web. Read over my application." More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The way admissions committee made us feel so welcomed out there during the interview day and how warm everyone else was." More from this Member | Report Response

"Interviewer was very positive about the programs, community outreach opportunities, etc., available on campus. The Admissions office was friendly." More from this Member | Report Response

"Seems like a solid program, with many opportunities for research and community outreach, and at a decent price. Not bad at all." More from this Member | Report Response

"The school is constantly revamping their curriculum so that it provides what students actually want. The faculty seem like they are truly concerned with how the students do on the boards and getting into residencies (and it shows). Students seemed happy. Lots to do in New Brunswick and other stuff related to Rutgers. Interviewer was extremely smart and chill. " More from this Member | Report Response

"clinical emphasis of school, diversity of class, medical center and research at RWJ" More from this Member | Report Response

"Warm and laid-back style of the interview" More from this Member | Report Response

"The curriculum and price tag of the school are well worth it. Multiple paths 3/4 years. Just a great place to earn your degree, in my opinion. The new wing in Cooper Hospital is also very, very nice." More from this Member | Report Response

"In state tuition" More from this Member | Report Response

"students were happy; they give out some full tuition scholarships!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Organization, how nice the admissions staff was, Research opportunities " More from this Member | Report Response

"My interviewer. She was so friendly, compassionate, and encouraging. Also, the admissions office was really helpful and warm." More from this Member | Report Response

"The hospital (New Brunswick) is the best in the state. Ultra modern and beautiful. The curriculum is also very cool (P/F first two years), great match list." More from this Member | Report Response

"school is a very tight community, with a strong focus on community service. Camden is a great area to see interesting cases. Close to Philadelphia, most students actually live there." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewer was friendly...it was more of a conversation than an interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"The hospitals in New Brunswick are really state of the art" More from this Member | Report Response

"the hospital was gorgeous - the students very friendly. everyone was very professional. free yummy food and complimentary calculators:)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Really friendly staff. the facilities including the children's hospital, the stem cell research institute, and the cancer institute." More from this Member | Report Response

"Really nice interviewer and the tourguides seemed to love the school. Hospital and cancer institute are very nice." More from this Member | Report Response

"The university hospital in New Brunswick was very impressive. And many other clinical institutions were being built." More from this Member | Report Response

"The facilities were really great, and I love Robert Wood Johnson Hospital." More from this Member | Report Response

"the faculty and administration are really focused on the students and are really willing to take an active role" More from this Member | Report Response

"RWJ seems to have a really good reputation in residency programs" More from this Member | Report Response

"Everyone seemed really nice." More from this Member | Report Response

"Interview was laid back." More from this Member | Report Response

"all the new construction, ability to do 3rd and 4th year and cooper, the overall academic achievements of the student body" More from this Member | Report Response

"my interview was at the cancer institute which is pretty new. all of the hospital buildings are pretty new and the facilities are very nice. lotsa money going there." More from this Member | Report Response

"Interviewer was really nice and gave great feedback. The hospital is really beautiful as well." More from this Member | Report Response

"people were really friendly, school values diversity, high board scores, Children's Hospital, Cancer Institute, common dual degree programs" More from this Member | Report Response

"The facilities are amazing, everyone seems to be there to help people and it seems like a lot of research is going on..." More from this Member | Report Response

"The warmth from the Deans and staff. The students were really down to earth and helpful and the interview was really relaxed." More from this Member | Report Response

"My interviewer explained the admissions process at RWJ to me in detail, which I greatly appreciated. The facilities are all new and the staff and faculty that I saw were very enthusiastic." More from this Member | Report Response

"Rapidly expanding research and clinical facilities." More from this Member | Report Response

"Lot of money in the school (really old lecture halls, but the rest of a facilities are new: brand new Public Health building, Stem Cell research center, etc). Plenty of computer labs, study areas, etc. Very good camraderie among the students. Everyone seems ready to help each other out. Low competition according to the tour guides. Faculty seems very supportive towards students. They like to push the dual degree programs; you can get scholarships towards the MPH, JD or MBA part of your degree. Excellent Residency match stats." More from this Member | Report Response

"My interviewer. She was really excited about the school, intent on making my interview experience a relaxed one, and had interesting questions that made me think without putting pressure on me." More from this Member | Report Response

"My interviewer seemed to have prepared thoroughly for my interview and we covered every imaginable topic in the course of an hour. She had taken notes on my AMCAS app and also came up with multiple new questions relating to each of my responses. The tour guides were really proud of the school and obviously happy with their experiences there, which was motivating. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Students seemed REALLY enthusiastic and the lecture hall was nice and updated" More from this Member | Report Response

"a match list as good as any of the ivy schools i've checked out... a packed student lounge... dean knew lots of students' histories and seemed like she care about their future and res. placement" More from this Member | Report Response

"The hospital facoilities were really amazing- brand new. " More from this Member | Report Response

"a really excellent institution. I was especially impressed by all the funding for the children's hospital, stem cell research institute. The match list was as impressive as the ivy's where I interviewed. Students were very enthusiastic." More from this Member | Report Response

"wonderful people (staff, students, administration), really seemed like they wanted you to come there and succeed; very nice facilities that are all in one place; fact that so many students came to give us a tour even though they had classes/exams coming up" More from this Member | Report Response

"They have built a huge amount of new facilities and seem to be constantly building which is always a very good sign." More from this Member | Report Response

"students very enthusiastic...Cost. " More from this Member | Report Response

"There are tons of new facilities. The childrens' hospital is really nice!" More from this Member | Report Response

"The amount of community involvement that the schoo has, volunteer opportunities, and early clinical experiences." More from this Member | Report Response

"I LOVE the fact that they have high emphasis on research and they are recognized for their stem cell research program." More from this Member | Report Response

"The quality of the facilities." More from this Member | Report Response

"anatomy labs high tech, students seemed enthusiastic, grading system low stress (everyone does well), block exams" More from this Member | Report Response

"The liberal curriculum, renovated classrooms and Public Health options" More from this Member | Report Response

"The enthusiasm of the students, the facilities, and the friendliness of the dean of the admissions committee.... made the day quite comforting" More from this Member | Report Response

"Facilities" More from this Member | Report Response

"The closeness of the students. They are such a tight knit group because their class size is so small. " More from this Member | Report Response

"School itself is nice looking for NJ. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The students seem to like it there. I was very impressed by their graduate placements and opportunities re dual degree and intl health. Lunch was great! The student lounge area was so busy. New Brunswick has a lot of bars, restaraunts etc. " More from this Member | Report Response

"beautiful hospital (they have a hired pianist playing in the lobby) but still cater to a minority underserved population. the squibbs children's hospital was very impressive. the amount of money that the school has is phenomenal, since there seems to be buildings going up everywhere (new Child Health Institute, new stem cell research facility, etc.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"since Im there practically everyday,i thought the school was small, but the tour made me realize that it was actually bigger than I thought" More from this Member | Report Response

"the facilities were so nice, clean, and newly renovated. The staff were courteous and friendly." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was impressed with the whole presentation. From beginning to end. The financial aid section was quick and highly informative--explaining the different types of loans the max amount and stuff all in handout {table format}" More from this Member | Report Response

"The expansion of facilities and flexibility of the curriculum." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewer and the staff were really great. My interviewer was late (it was a rainy day), but the department chair of pediatrics just came in and made me feel really comfortable. The people were really nice." More from this Member | Report Response

"students were very helpful and friendly campus is under renovations-new facilities coming up" More from this Member | Report Response

"Everyone was very professional and knowledgeable. The place is beautiful, especially the BMS children's hospital. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The students really liked it. The sister of a friend goes there, and she came and found me and told me she loved it there." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was extremely impressed by my interviewer and I think she really made me walk away loving the school even more because she was such an amazing person. The facilities were excellent and very new and the students were all so active in the surrounding community. I just liked how much opportunity seemed to be available at the school. They have a flexible curriculum that lets you take off a year in the middle of your education if you want to do a masters or law degree or even some international volunteering. I was really impressed by everything the school has to offer its students." More from this Member | Report Response

"I liked the student that I met who gave the tour. He seemed to like the school a lot. The environment of the school seemed very friendly as well." More from this Member | Report Response

"very new facilities, campus was beautiful, friendly staff, quality of dual degree programs" More from this Member | Report Response

"nice facilities" More from this Member | Report Response

"I really enjoyed the interview. It was really really conversational, and fun...in a sense. The students were really nice, honest in regards to their opinions about how the school is, etc etc. I liked the facilities and surrounding area." More from this Member | Report Response

"the school has nice facilities, wireless ethernet, stuff like that" More from this Member | Report Response

"My interview was very friendly, and was very interested in my life and experiences not just academics" More from this Member | Report Response

"I was applying to the joint BA/MD program and I had two interviews. This post is just about my first interview. The interviewer was very enthusiastic. She was very nice and I liked the fact that she was enrolled in the BA/MD program. She made the interview very comfortable. It was her first time interviewing anybody and it was my first interview. She was very laid back and made me feel as if I was just talking to one of my friends. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The extent to which the school went to make the interview process comfortable There was no attempt to 'stump' me during the interview" More from this Member | Report Response

"The way the school is expanding. The flexibility of the curriculum. The cost of the tuition. The opportunities to work with the community." More from this Member | Report Response

"the facilities were top notch, school is on the rise; one of the best in the nation" More from this Member | Report Response

"The fact that most of their facilities are brand new and that RWJ is growing further at a rapid pace. Also, great residency placements." More from this Member | Report Response

"The student seemed very happy and energized about the school;everyone is friendly and new buildings at hospital;very creative architecture." More from this Member | Report Response

"the admissions powerpoint presentation was really interesting, there are so many joint programs to choose from, and the COST- UMDNJ is CHEAP!" More from this Member | Report Response

"admissions people were very nice, interviewer was very nice, day's schedule was very organized, orientation session, information given, new facilities, area" More from this Member | Report Response

"The staff, students, and interviewer were extremely nice and friendly. The school looked quite new. The facilities looked up-to-date with lots of computer access." More from this Member | Report Response

"The students seemed generally easy going and very happy. RWJ does not curve, so it seems like the students genuinely help each other out and work together. Also new labs and small group discussion rooms." More from this Member | Report Response

"Students were very friendly and very enthusiastic about RWJMS. Laid-back environment, staff and students very supportive. Students seem genuinely happy. New and up to date technology, labs, computers, etc. Nice facilities." More from this Member | Report Response

"The amount of resources being poured into the school and the affiliated hospitals." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nice people and a lot of new buildings. The New Brunswick/Piscataway area is nice too. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Laid Back environment of the interveiw" More from this Member | Report Response

"The admission staff was super friendly. After the interview they had an orientation session in a conference room, and there were admisssions officers chatting with the other interviewees. Also, the interview was held in the department office of the doctor who was interviewing me. The other doctors there seemed to be having a good time and were joking around a lot." More from this Member | Report Response

"facilities are pretty new and nice. lots of renovations coming." More from this Member | Report Response

"The diversity of the campus, the students seemed happy, there is no curve so the students are happy and laid-back." More from this Member | Report Response

"everyone was so friendly and accessible. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Interviewer and student guides both great. Facilities very nice." More from this Member | Report Response

"The school is on the rise, my interviewer was great, the hospital was really impressive. The choice of Camden or New Brunswick gives you the flexibility to try new things. Also, if you change your mind later, everyone usually gets a switch to what they want." More from this Member | Report Response

"The school is taking action to become a top ranked program. They just renovated basically all the classrooms (except the lecture halls). They are constantly building new facilities, both academic and hospital related. The faculty, staff, and student body appeared to be very happy." More from this Member | Report Response

"The school is absolutely gorgeous. The campus is beautiful, classrooms have a modern look and feel, ANATOMY lab is really, really nice. everyone is really friendly, from students to faculty. " More from this Member | Report Response

"we got to see the hospital because we were interviewed there" More from this Member | Report Response

"Friendly staff, nice neighborhood" More from this Member | Report Response

"the organization and the orientation that the staff gave about the school" More from this Member | Report Response

"Everyone is very friendly, they have all-new, state-of-the-art multimedia classrooms, the students seem genuinely happy there, faculty are very hands-on, concerned with students, etc" More from this Member | Report Response

"the architecture is impressive - at least on the inside of the buildings, students play a part in making improvements in the school, classes can be small, described as not very competitive, lower in-state tuition, diverse community" More from this Member | Report Response

"Really friendly environment, students are happy to be there. What really impressed me is that this school is on the upswing, there is SO much construction going on (new Children's hosptial, new labs) they really want to become the place for sick NJ people to go. If you are from NJ, you know that if you are really sick you to NYC or Philly. So it would be cool to be at this school while all this is going on. Plus New Brunswick is a decent / smaller city, not a ghetto huge metrolpolis like other schools." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was impressed by the breadth of clinical facilities and hiphop community health initiative in new brunswick, as well as the availability of rutgers facilities (gym, libraries). Apparently the piscataway campus has undergone renovation w/new classrooms, but we did not tour the campus" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nice attitude of the staff" More from this Member | Report Response

"The quality of the facilities was excellent, as was the excitement of the staff and students." More from this Member | Report Response

"EVERYTHING! flexible curriculum, get to choose from lots of electives, small group learning, lots of community outreach, new children's hospital, students seem to have a lot of say in what goes on! Free fifth year!" More from this Member | Report Response

"new facilities, very friendly people" More from this Member | Report Response

"The friendliness that is contagious in the school! When I got to the school a random student showed me where to go and wished me good luck, the secretary inquired about my trip and hoped that I had no trouble finding the school. The student tour guides are so gung-ho about the school, it just wants to make you come there." More from this Member | Report Response

"The Student Scholar Program. Students get to take a free fifth year (at any time during school) to pursue an additional degree or independent study. You could also design your own masters degree - one guy did a masters in Bioethics! I talked with the dean, and she said that I could definetly arrange to do a masters in International Medicine by taking some abroad rotations and taking some public health courses during that year. VERY cool!" More from this Member | Report Response

"I was impressed by all of the student organizations that are invovled with the community. I also like that there are a lot of new facilities near the Robert Wood Johnson Hospital." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewer was really picking my brain with ethical questions, and the interview lasted almost 2 hours. While a little nerve-wracking, it does show how they gave (and would give) considerable attention to me. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewer was really nice and we had a very friendly conversation" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you can get a place to live and establish utilities before the first day of school, you are considered a resident ($10,000 less). Worst case is you have to wait one semester to get in-state status. Lots of different affiliated hospitals, so would get to see a very diverse patient population." More from this Member | Report Response

"Everyone was very pleasant. The environment was extremely comfortable." More from this Member | Report Response

"I had a lot of fun b/c my 2 good friends gave me the tour so I felt really at home. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The curriculum, the student-run community service organization called HIPHOP, the administrators, the fact that on the boards, that the students perform above the national average" More from this Member | Report Response

"The environment was good, everyone seemed willing to bend over to help. They have a dynamic curriculam that is influenced by the students' imput." More from this Member | Report Response

"The students were very friendly. I got a very personal one-on-one tour with a student who answered every question I could think of." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewer was way cool, and was impressed by me :D " More from this Member | Report Response

"ability to change to nj resident status after 1st semester, can get in-state tuition afterwards" More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewer REALLY went through my file and asked specific questions about me, not just the general expected questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"The students I spoke to seemed to be enthusiastic about their experiences at RWJ." More from this Member | Report Response

"The diversity in the student body and the expected diversity in the knowledge body of the students." More from this Member | Report Response

"How close the Camden campus was to Philadelphia." More from this Member | Report Response

"How modern all the facilities were and the friendliness of the students." More from this Member | Report Response

"The medical center and the school are both very friendly. I was also very impressed with the amount of new research and patient care facilities that are springing up all over both the medical school and the hospital." More from this Member | Report Response

"nada" More from this Member | Report Response

"The new classrooms being built in the basic science building" More from this Member | Report Response

"Match list from 2002." More from this Member | Report Response

"The school's atmosphere and the surrounding neighborhoods. The area around the school is really safe. There is a security car that drives around and many students walk to school. I like the medical student's curriculum and the hours spent in class (Fridays are half days)." More from this Member | Report Response

"the MD/MPH joint program and other joint programs... the school pays for the 1 year of MPH degree! and also they are doing major renovations, adding 20+ PBL rooms, and i really liked the curriculum." More from this Member | Report Response

"Students seemed happy and friendly. The school is upgrading its technology." More from this Member | Report Response

"The students were very relax and the environment was non-competitive." More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It hard to gauge from the MMI style how I performed and some of the scenarios that we had to discuss were definitely challenging." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was difficult to schedule the interview and tour, especially because they weren't available on the same day." More from this Member | Report Response

"They are cutting the class size from 140 to 105, and apparently didn't even know about this change until Sept (after they started interviewing...) :/" More from this Member | Report Response

"The first-years have lecture in the same room all year. The library is VERY small - pretty much the size of a classroom (they have access to the big biomed library at Rutgers too though). No housing on campus, so pretty much everyone has some sort of commute. " More from this Member | Report Response

"location in suburban NJ" More from this Member | Report Response

"not much... though it was strange just going straight to the interviewer's office and knocking on the door." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really. Camden is a ****hole but I've known that for awhile." More from this Member | Report Response

"How suburban Piscataway is. The medical education building has very 1970's concrete architecture. The tour guides were first years who haphazardly showed us around, didn't show the level of maturity I expect in med students, and didn't make a strong case for RWJ." More from this Member | Report Response

"the tour was very short and we didn't really get to see anything besides the anatomy lab and the classroom" More from this Member | Report Response

"The day was sort of anti-climatic, after the interview you just go home. Wanted something more I guess." More from this Member | Report Response

"The school building...it's kind of like a high school and the architecture could be updated." More from this Member | Report Response

"The building looks like a prison. The study space, lecture halls, and overall facilities at the actual school look like they haven't been touched since they were built a century ago. The school also seems to put a huge emphasis on research at the expense of early clinical exposre." More from this Member | Report Response

"Since it is not on the main campus, it is far away from administration and students have felt neglected in the past. Also, Camden is scary at night!" More from this Member | Report Response

"N/A" More from this Member | Report Response

"The multiple campuses (makes the school seem disjointed), not being able to actually see the campus where you spend your first 2 years, need a car to get around" More from this Member | Report Response

"some miscommunication in where I was supposed to report for my interview - turned out fine in the end" More from this Member | Report Response

"hmm, nothing really. having a car is almost exclusively a requirement (unless you have good friends who'll drive you)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Not being able to see the Piscataway campus." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really. My interviewer was fifteen minutes late because he was working-very understandable." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewer asked me really strange questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"students seemed less mature than at other med schools" More from this Member | Report Response

"The main lecture halls are really old and dark." More from this Member | Report Response

"The building looks like a sub-par junior high in some areas." More from this Member | Report Response

"Stinks that you need a car to get everywhere." More from this Member | Report Response

"Have to drive everywhere" More from this Member | Report Response

"Students didn't seem very enthusiastic." More from this Member | Report Response

"block-scheduled exams, separation, of first two years (Piscataway) from last two years (New Brunswick or Camden), very little talk of curriculum during info session" More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing really, i didn't get to see the school as i interviewed at the hospital. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Teh school is kinda in the boondocks although their "downtown" is not too far away. Guess I just don't know too much about the area to say." More from this Member | Report Response

"We didn't get to see the medical school campus, which was a little disappointing. It would've been nice to see where we'd be going for 2 years. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The students seemed a bit stressed. The admissions officer was unenthusiastic." More from this Member | Report Response

"It's a high school! They have cliques of geeks, cool kids, and jocks. Only difference, everyone seems genuinely nice to each other. The class is relatively young, and it seems like a lot of them went to med school b/c their parents made them. I got the impression few of them have ever spent a day working in their entire lives. Bummer for non-trad applicants who won't have much in common with classmates. No real patient contact the first two years, just actors. Also, they only have two hospitals where you can do your rotations." More from this Member | Report Response

"We didn't get a chance to tour the hospitals and new facilities (cancer clinic, for example), which was too bad. But I didn't really come across anything negative." More from this Member | Report Response

"The tour of the NB campus was limited to a few classrooms -- I would have enjoyed seeing more of the school. Student life at RWJ seemed very much like life in highschool." More from this Member | Report Response

"Get ready for the list: 1) The location stinks and you MUST have a car 2) My interviewer was sexist and anti-semitic. He told me that "dermatology is for Jewish American Princesses" and that "RWJ had to increase its class size to accomodate for female doctors who weren't willing to work as much full time." 3) The interviewer said that I was arrogant for not applying to UMDNJ in Newark 4) The hospitals are not on campus 5) I had to wait 3.5 hours for my interview and drive to an off campus location 6) My interview was constantly interrupted by the Dr. that I was interviewing with taking phone calls. 7) It seemed like way too much of a sales pitch rather than the staff being honest 8) the list goes on and frankly, I'm getting pissed off just typing about it" More from this Member | Report Response

"seemed like a high school and din't have a professional feel to it" More from this Member | Report Response

"RWJ was very cold and unwelcoming. I asked five hospital workers (including 2 physicians) for directions to one of my interviews and was basically shrugged off by all of them. One guy had the courtesy of actually responding with "I'm too busy for that ask someone else."" More from this Member | Report Response

"Presentation was kinda boring..." More from this Member | Report Response

"medical school is across river" More from this Member | Report Response

"That research is so integral in the education. I felt like they stressed it more so than most other schools (even those that are top in research). I especially felt that the only research opportunities were basic science based and not more open in the clinical fields. I was also not impressed by the admissions presentation (check out one of the slides where they spell experience wrong all over it). Also, the campus is so fragmented with half in Piscataway and the other half in New Brunswick and Camden." More from this Member | Report Response

"That we didn't get to see the hospitals. The Piscataway campus is not too exciting. I would have liked to have seen the hospitals that they are so proud of. Tour should be expanded to include a visit to see them." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewer was condescending and just plain mean." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really, New Brunswick isn't the flashiest town, but I'm used to it." More from this Member | Report Response

"I wasn't a big fan of their gross anatomy lab." More from this Member | Report Response

"We toured the hospital, not the actual school." More from this Member | Report Response

"lecture via powerpoint, how split up everything is (first two years from last two years, two campuses), how you're almost expected to do a dual degree program" More from this Member | Report Response

"The lack of a centralized medical library, although study facilities and online resources are abundant." More from this Member | Report Response

"not seeing the hospital (located in New Brunswick), the two campuses (Camden)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Location" More from this Member | Report Response

"I didn't get to see all of the facilities the school had to offer." More from this Member | Report Response

"Grading system. Need to drive between hospitals and medical school (everything is very spread out). Some students were not overly enthusiastic about the school." More from this Member | Report Response

"Almost all the classes are taught via power pt which personally, puts me to sleep. Heard cafeteria food isnt so hot. (I guess thats why they cater our lunch:) Heard that many ppl dont go to class- but this is something at all med schools that bugs me...I really wish I had a chance to see the hospital! Everyone says its really great but I wanted to see the classes and med school bldg too. " More from this Member | Report Response

"the tour was of the hospital and not of the school. it would've been nice to see the lecture halls and the library (where i imagine i'll be spending most of my time for the first two years)" More from this Member | Report Response

"i had to sit on a couch that was lower than the interviewers seat, so i kind of felt intimidated. The interview wasn't conversational. I did NOT get to ask any questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"That my interview was located at a different place, New Brunswick, from the lunch/tour/orientation.. the parking there was hell.. if I didn't take the valet as a last minute decision, I would have been late for my interview and would still be circling around looking for parking at the deck..." More from this Member | Report Response

"The only thing that negatively impressed me was the class size. Other people talk about the beauty of the campus but for me that's no important at all because I feel very rarely am I going to be outside. The class size is about 144 students. " More from this Member | Report Response

"I feel like the school is really deceptive. I was bothered that they hold the interviews on the New Brunswick campus, because there is a large chance that you may not spend any time there. They were very unclear about the fact that classes were on the Piscataway campus, and I feel like they held the interviews at the hospital in New Brunswick because they don't want you to know that the actual campus is in the middle of industrial park nowhere." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing gave me a negative impression." More from this Member | Report Response

"It's not in a great location- lots of traffic and the main building is not very nice looking though the classrooms were great." More from this Member | Report Response

"It would be nice if they had some dorm style living, but that is just a tiny downer in overal positive picture." More from this Member | Report Response

"The campus is isolated. " More from this Member | Report Response

"the tour was not very extensive, how students are divided between two campuses in the third year" More from this Member | Report Response

"tour guide's comments lacked sensitivity toward patients" More from this Member | Report Response

"my interviewer never showed, i waited 45 minutes until someone else did the interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"There was a short wait and delay as my iterviewer was running late. But it was not too bad." More from this Member | Report Response

"There was not really anything I found negative about the interview. I was just surprised at how relaxed I felt at this interview. The interviewer definitely made me feel comfortable. " More from this Member | Report Response

"I was interviewed in their Camden Campus. Their surroundings weren't very attractive. The students who were taking me around for the tour were saying how they didn't really want to come here, but they ended up coming anyways. " More from this Member | Report Response

"possibility of speding 3rd and 4th yr in Camden" More from this Member | Report Response

"The Piscataway campus is a little too rural." More from this Member | Report Response

"Did not get to tour the school" More from this Member | Report Response

"the tour was givem by students who took way too long explaining unimportant things and made us miss half of the lunch time " More from this Member | Report Response

"traffic, parking, tour and lunch was not very well organized, weather!" More from this Member | Report Response

"The school seemed a little small and there was a lack of public transportation. The grading system here is high honors, honors, pass, low pass, and fail. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Lack of parking. I got there an hour early, and still could not find a spot. I had to park in a snow bank." More from this Member | Report Response

"Cafeteria at the Medical School is extremely small, limited food options. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The students had a slightly more exclusive air about them than at less well funded public schools." More from this Member | Report Response

"No 1st or 2nd years to talk to. Students are spread out across 3 campuses. No student housing. " More from this Member | Report Response

"It was right in the middle of the holidays, so there weren't any students around to talk to. But that's really more my fault for scheduling the inteview on that day." More from this Member | Report Response

"didnt like the area that much" More from this Member | Report Response

"we didn't get to see the hospital" More from this Member | Report Response

"My tour guide kept saying "this is a good school, but it's not the Ivy League." " More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really...just if I hadn't seen the hospital before, I wouldn't have seen it that day. Unless you interview at the hospital, they don't tour there and vice versa." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewer was rude and kept saying why after every answer." More from this Member | Report Response

"the students weren't all that enthusiastic" More from this Member | Report Response

"They seem to have a little chip on their shoulder regarding reputation and US News' new ranking system (We were told multiple times that in the old ranking system, RWJMS was consistently in the top 10). But really, it's a great school, and anyone who visits can tell that right away" More from this Member | Report Response

"class is split in third year between Camden and New Brunswick area" More from this Member | Report Response

"not much" More from this Member | Report Response

"the fact that we only toured the clinical campus and not the basic science campus, and the fact that I was not able to ask any questions in my interview" More from this Member | Report Response

"The fact that I showed up late despite all efforts." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviews were one-on-one, and my interviewer was not an MD and seemed overly confrontational." More from this Member | Report Response

"not a lot of clinical experience in your first year. " More from this Member | Report Response

"That the medical school is relatively far from the clinical buildings. 1st and 2nd years don't really interact with the 3rd and 4th years." More from this Member | Report Response

"That the medical school is about 10 minutes driving distance from the hospital." More from this Member | Report Response

"Interview room was a little too warm" More from this Member | Report Response

"Didn't look very organized. New Brunswick is a crappy little town in crappy New Jersey." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing" More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing really" More from this Member | Report Response

"How much the students seem to study here. They're pretty close to NYC and all sorts of fun stuff in New Brunswick, but it doesn't seem like many of them have time for it" More from this Member | Report Response

"I was not able to see specific areas because of renovations and construction." More from this Member | Report Response

"I wasn't as thrilled with the school as I thought I would be. Just didn't click as well as I anticipated. But I'm not sure if that's enough of a detractor from the fact that I like their relatively traditional curriculum and the area is decent. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The tour- there were no students to give it & we didn't see the classrooms, only the clinical buildings" More from this Member | Report Response

"There was a lot of construction going on. However, I have been told that they are working quickly and it should be over by next year." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing really." More from this Member | Report Response

"The amount of debt students graduate with considering it is a state school." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really. The way the two clinical campuses (Camden and New Brunswick) are different can be a bit confusing to understand." More from this Member | Report Response

"interviewer did not care to ask me anything about myself or my experiences" More from this Member | Report Response

"Since the basic science/admissions building is in Piscataway, while the main hospital is in New Brunswick, interviewees don't get to see it (unless the interview is held there)." More from this Member | Report Response

"Student tour guide was soured on Medicine." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing really.. i really liked it!" More from this Member | Report Response

"The academic building seemed a bit drab. The main teaching hospital for the New Brunswick clinical campus is 10-15 mins away from the school, and there is often heavy traffic." More from this Member | Report Response

"The school had no dorms." More from this Member | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Different components to each scenario that we were asked to discuss during the MMIs." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing, was an easy stress free day. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The first two years are spent in Piscataway. The last two you can choose between New Brunswick and Camden, the majority of Camden folks live in Philadelphia and commute to Camden" More from this Member | Report Response

"be prepared with healthcare and ethics; we didn't get to see the hospital since I interviewed at Piscataway" More from this Member | Report Response

"They aren't out to get you, the interviewer is your advocate at the adcom meeting. " More from this Member | Report Response

"How out of the way the Piscataway school is...I mean it seemed like it was in the middle of nowhere!" More from this Member | Report Response

"That my interviewer at the hospital had moved to a new office a year ago. I had to have a kind secretary show me the interviewer's new office on another floor." More from this Member | Report Response

"I interviewed in Camden, where they don't give a presentation or let you meet other students. I was done by 10 AM, but I prepared for the whole day." More from this Member | Report Response

"You have to chose whether you want to do 3rd/4th years at New Brunswick or Camden when you're accepted" More from this Member | Report Response

"my cell phone didn't have service there. " More from this Member | Report Response

"hmm, nothing really. Make sure you get to the interview on time (check and re-check the directions). They give you lunch." More from this Member | Report Response

"That my interviewer was going to be a half hour late and how to get to my interview from the train station" More from this Member | Report Response

"There are two clinical campuses (New Brunswick and Camden) and you get to choose where you want to be." More from this Member | Report Response

"I assumed that the interview was going to be easier than it actually was. " More from this Member | Report Response

"parking sucks. the lot fills up quickly" More from this Member | Report Response

"They give you lunch." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really..." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing really other than how great the facilities are" More from this Member | Report Response

"The driving directions weren't very clear, I should've taken the train in." More from this Member | Report Response

"The CAB-MEB-hospital is a maze." More from this Member | Report Response

"Rotation choices are limited: RWJ in New Brunswick or Cooper Hospital in Camden." More from this Member | Report Response

"A little more waiting time than I'd expected, but I'd brought a book." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really." More from this Member | Report Response

"That I was gonna be interviewed by a jerk who would make me wait forever" More from this Member | Report Response

"that the waiting room was filled with other stressed out candidates." More from this Member | Report Response

"How difficult the Piscataway campus is to find and how horrible the morning traffic was going to be." More from this Member | Report Response

"Couldn't find the parking garage---then again I'm really bad at directions! I also wish I had brought something to read after my interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing, sorry!" More from this Member | Report Response

"I wished I had known how much they emphasize the dual degree programs." More from this Member | Report Response

"Parking is hard to find. Directions that school gives are a bit vague. Give yourself some time" More from this Member | Report Response

"I wish I had known what the traffic was going to be like." More from this Member | Report Response

"How hard it is to actually find the school. Their directions stink!" More from this Member | Report Response

"That RWJ is a very good school." More from this Member | Report Response

"That my interviewer was really, really, really intense!" More from this Member | Report Response

"That the hospitals are spread out all over the place and you won't get to see them." More from this Member | Report Response

"You definitely need a car if you go here. " More from this Member | Report Response

"my interview location in east brunswick is further from the school location of piscataway than i had anticipated. it's also hard to find the parking lot." More from this Member | Report Response

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"nothing reallie..." More from this Member | Report Response

"NJ turnpike!!! TOLLS! SO BRING SOME MONEY! THANK GOD I LEFT WITH $40." More from this Member | Report Response

"I wish I had known the details of the separation of campuses, etc." More from this Member | Report Response

"your interview can be scheduled during the tour... luckily a student gave a me a personal tour after my interview" More from this Member | Report Response

"That my interviewer did the same research that I did as an undergrad.......she grilled me about my research findings." More from this Member | Report Response

"new brunswick and piscataway are full of people with cars, parking is difficult. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing in particular. It was my first interview ever, so i was nervous, I wish I had more experience" More from this Member | Report Response

"I wish I had known exactly which medical school classes I would have the choice of taking in my junior and senior year of college if I was accepted into the BA/MD program. " More from this Member | Report Response

"That the interview was going to be so enjoyable" More from this Member | Report Response

"The student interview did really matter, the amount of ethical questions that I would be asked" More from this Member | Report Response

"That RWJ is great for pediatrics and the student body is very close." More from this Member | Report Response

"This school allows for out-of-state students to apply for immediate residency, so you won't have to pay for out-of-state tuition. Must need a car in order to get around. Parking is very limited." More from this Member | Report Response

"That all the students were on break." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was under the impression that you could walk to campus from the train station. I was already running late (because of the snow storm) and we had to wait a while for the cab and it was about 15 mins away. Everyone was very understanding." More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing really" More from this Member | Report Response

"Student Scholar Year, HIPHOP program , all the new construction going on" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you interview on Friday, you only get to see the hospital, not the school. " More from this Member | Report Response

"i learned alot about the dual degree programs. wishi had known earlier about that so that i may have prepared questions. " More from this Member | Report Response

"that I wont be able to see the medical school campus" More from this Member | Report Response

"the details about the different campuses" More from this Member | Report Response

"no real surprises" More from this Member | Report Response

"the directions weren't very accurate... " More from this Member | Report Response

"take the train! the new brunswick train station is a few blocks from the interview site, so this was definitely an easy commute--apparently parking is pretty bad in N.B." More from this Member | Report Response

"that the weather would be lousy!" More from this Member | Report Response

"That the tour would require a lot of walking - I would have brought flip-flops!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Robert Wood Johnson has a new medical scholars program where students can take a year to do research or medically related activites in addition to the traditional four years of training." More from this Member | Report Response

"Ehuthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide are very different things" More from this Member | Report Response

"That there at 43mill people uninsured not 43 thousand like I thought. I mensioned that number to sound smart and she correncted me. Ooops" More from this Member | Report Response

"During orientation (after interview) informed us that the class was full, so we were interviewing for spots on the wait-list." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing" More from this Member | Report Response

"Exactly where my hotel was in relation to restaurants, shopping areas, bus lines etc... I didn't have a car (I flew in from out of state), so not being able to leave the hotel without calling a cab was kind of a downer." More from this Member | Report Response

"That the lunch would be disgusting pizza." More from this Member | Report Response

"That AMCAS calculated my GPA wrong!! I found out during the interview that it's significantly lower than what's on my transcript and what they had previously verified it to be. And now I have to go through the hell of dealing with AMCAS at the last second. Maybe that's why I didn't get interview invites to some of my favorite schools... :(" More from this Member | Report Response

"You have to pick which campus you want to do your clinical rotations on before school starts" More from this Member | Report Response

"Although there are three available lots, parking is hard to find." More from this Member | Report Response

"That Philly was just across the bridge." More from this Member | Report Response

"That the atm close by was not working and I should have had some cash on me to pay for parking.( I found one a couple of blocks away)." More from this Member | Report Response

"How high the tuition/avg debt is -- the costs are about $15k less than private schools, but compared to other state schools, it's a lot." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing." More from this Member | Report Response

"That the driving directions that they give has a slight problem. The directions say to turn left onto Hoes Lane, but the road actually reads "Johnson." Be aware of this." More from this Member | Report Response

"My interview was open file, but I wasn't asked any questions about anything in my file. " More from this Member | Report Response

"I was interviewed at the Hospital and the school was where the orientation was held. The hospital is quite far from the school...you will need a cab. Luckily there were two other students(one had a car) being interviewed at the hospital, so I had a ride." More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Be prepared to think a bit during the interview and answer everything in a consistent manner. Don't let the time frame dissuade you from finishing your discussion with your interviewee." More from this Member | Report Response

"Great school for the value. Some people are turned off by it because it is VERY suburban, but it's super easy to get to the city....and let's face it - you're going to be studying most of the time. You can see how the school keeps the tuition low by cutting down on the non-essentials (for example, you have to pay for the gym)." More from this Member | Report Response

"underrated school--great place to be with tons of opportunities. " More from this Member | Report Response

"I interviewed in NB and went to the tour in Piscataway." More from this Member | Report Response

"Great place, people were very nice. I interviewed at the Camden campus and got to be interviewed by the Dean of Students. He even gave me a tour of the facilities afterwards. Really nice guy." More from this Member | Report Response

"Be prepared for ethical questions. Know about health care. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview was the longest (90 min.) and most intense so far. There was a good presentation about the school and financial aid. And the lunch they provide was really good and they sent in a lot of students to talk with us. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The curriculum is great but what makes the school so attractive is the cheap price tag for a school that can get you into any residency. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Got there at around 10am and had an interview with an MD/MPH pediatrician at 10:15, which lasted for 45min. Attended the orientation session at 11am which included the standard (overview, financial aid, student lunch/tour)" More from this Member | Report Response

"interviewer was not the warm and bubbly type, but still got to know me pretty well. The hospital is beautiful, but the med school itself is quite dull. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall, the interview seemed nice. The hospital isn't state-of-the-art but they are building new additions. The interviewer was very pleasant and it was more of a conversation than a Q&A session." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall, I think it went well. He basically just asked me to explain my primary AMCAS application further." More from this Member | Report Response

"My intervew day was at the New Brunswick campus, which is not where the medical school (1st/2nd year) is. Orientation, lunch with students, tour (which was basically only seeing the lobbies of the hospitals) and waiting for about an hour before my interview" More from this Member | Report Response

"I had a great interview - it wasn't super easy or hard, but she asked me a good mix of questions about myself and my interest in medicine. She also commented on the difficulties of being a woman in the profession. Very personable and friendly. I enjoyed meeting the 2nd years, and the other interviewers that day were a great bunch of people." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewer was really nice and friendly. Went over some of the information from the primary to allow me to elaborate. The interview was kinda long, but that's because we discussed rotations, ethics and such. It was a very pleasant laid-back experience." More from this Member | Report Response

"My interviewer was so nice! We pretty much went over my file, talked about my family, and my activities. Then there was a presentation given and a tour of the hospital. The students were great with answering our questions honestly." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview took place at the hospital, which is a couple miles from the pre-clinical classrooms on the Rutgers campus. It was a very relaxed atmosphere and my interviewer was refreshingly informal. It lasted about an hour then all of the students gathered for a video and info session with a rep from admissions. Then we broke off into smaller group tours with 4th year. The student was not there to evaluate us, so it was a chance to ask more candid questions. They also served us lunch (sandwiches) while the applicants chated with each other. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewer asked me lots of hypothetical questions. She asked me a lot about my family and even asked me how I would raise my kids if I had any. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Really honest interviewer. Played up the school and stated interesting opinions about some of the curriculum choices. I didn't get many ethical questions like other students who interview at RWJ" More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewer knew my file pretty well, and did not have to refer to it. The interview was very relaxing, very conversation like, even the medical ethics parts... HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY ABOUT ETHICS! I think it always comes up here." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was at a Dr's office. It was mostly conversational. He did ask some specific questions that the committe wanted answered, but mostly we talked about my background, whether I'm suited for a career in medicine, the state of the profession today, and what his practice is like." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was a very positive experience. My interview was very conversational and fluid. I really enjoyed talking about myself and discussing the school with my interviewer. " More from this Member | Report Response

"pretty relaxed. interviewer was an oncology doctor at the hospital, and was nice." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview was good. My interviewer was extremely positive and gave me a good feeling about my performance. Afterward there was a powerpoint presentation about the school, a financial aid presentation, lunch, and a 15 minute tour of the hospital, cancer center, and children's hospital." More from this Member | Report Response

"Interviewer greeted me as "Yo dude what's up" and explained the whole admissions process while making sure I knew that he was my advocate; my most relaxing interview out of four so far, very conversational, and wanted to ask me questions that he knew the adcom might ask so that he could refute them. Unfortunately, hadn't read much of my file beforehand, but still asked about the red flags to see if he could help me out." More from this Member | Report Response

"This was a great interview experience. My interviewer was very nice and the interview flowed nicely (even though it wasn't conversational). We toured the hospital and saw each of the great facilities, including the child care center, etc. The tour guides seemed very enthusiatic about the school! Overall, this was great interview experience! Good luck to all! " More from this Member | Report Response

"My interview expereince was great. Everyone was really warm and friendly and very easy to talk to. I felt like I could easily fit in there. Nothing was awkward or tense and there is a great financial aid counselor who goes out of his way to help find funding for students." More from this Member | Report Response

"I accidently got to my interview late, but my interviewer was really laid back and put me at ease immediately. After the interview, he took me to a private dining room in the CAB building, where a presentation on the school was being given. After the presentation, we had lunch and some med students came and talked with us and gave us a tour around the facilities in New Brunswick. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Lots of ethical questions - be ready to talk about diversity/discrimation, end of life, beginning of life, abortion, genetics." More from this Member | Report Response

"Had to wait 20 minutes b/c my interviewer forgot the appointment. But otherwise, he was really nice, no difficult questions. I was impressed that he knew my application thoroughly! He even memorized the names of the people who wrote my recommendations and asked details about my work with each them. Asked a lot of ethics questions, and wanted to really get to know my personality." More from this Member | Report Response

"All the applicants who had interviews that day were brought to one room to wait, so we chatted and relaxed until our individual interviews. Then we had a presentation on the school by the Assoc. Dean of Admissions, who was great. We were supposed to have a financial aid presentation too, but the dean went overtime so the financial aid person gave us her number to call with any questions. After the presentation (which was pretty interesting and not too long), we had lunch with some of the first- and second-year students, then they took us on a tour in small groups (two students for three applicants). Then the day was over." More from this Member | Report Response

"My interviewer was very pleasant and had really studied my AMCAS app before meeting me. Her questions covered every topic I could've predicted, from ethical dilemmas requiring me to to role-play with her, to my past and current research projects, to my hobbies as well as standard questions pertaining to healthcare. Somehow the time passed very quickly. The kids who gave the tour were extremely enthusiastic about RWJ and did a great job of answering our questions. Unfortunately my tour only covered a few classrooms on the New Brunswick campus so I didn't get to visit a hospital. I was left with a very positive impression of the school and the kids seem truly happy there." More from this Member | Report Response

"Just read over what negatively impressed me and you'll get the gist " More from this Member | Report Response

"amazing hospitals... brand new facility and classrooms... the school is a bit dingy looking... the people are not overly stressed and know to have fun... dedicated admin... great opportunity awaits graduates" More from this Member | Report Response

"So the day started at the Piscataway campus with two interviews, the first one very interesting and the second with a professor who was running late for another meeting. I then drove to the Hospital in New Brunswick (what if I didn't have a car) following some very accurate printed directions for a second round of interviews and tours. While the hospital was amazing, the actual medical school in Piscataway seems a little dingy and I did not get to tour that campus. Anyway, one interviewer kept saying well, this isn't Harvard but it's an OK place; and seemed really discouraging about the pursuit of the MD/PhD degree. I really thought he was ignorant. Anyway, I guess the bad thing about the school for me was that it felt wrong. I don't think that I'd be happy there." More from this Member | Report Response

"I had a very good experience at Robert Wood. I felt welcome and everyone (interviewer, students, etc) were very enthusiastic. My interviewer was really funny and it was the most layed back interview I've had. " More from this Member | Report Response

"My interview was really long, almost 2 hours!!! But it was very conversational, and although we touched on many various topics, it seemed very smooth and not stressful at all. Students at RWJ seemed very normal and I was surprised that they arrived to give us a tour considering that 2nd years had an exam the very next day. Would love to go here!" More from this Member | Report Response

"The man I interviewed with at the Piscataway campus was a very nice, very old man. He had a great deal of questions that seemed rapid fire, but at some point we broke into a more conversational tone. There were a lot of ethical issues asked about. This was followed by an admissions session on the New Brunswick campus which was quite boring and did not have all that much information. The tour was pretty useless as we did not see a great deal." More from this Member | Report Response

"I'm not sure my interviewer read my file. He knew a few things about me (GPA, MCAT, schools attended) but not much else. This let me dictate the conversation. At the same time, he hada few false impressions based on those few things he looked at. Was a bit aggressive about my financial status and assumed my parents were paying for everything (which is not the case and a bit offensive). We ended up coming to terms talking about public health (something I am passionate about) and I think the interview ended very positively. " More from this Member | Report Response

"I had a bad interview, but a good tour. The admissions staff and students were very welcoming and knowledgable. However, the interviewer asked off-the-wall questions and I often felt belittled." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was very positive. RWJ is one of my top choices as a NJ resident. I was impressed with the school, the Assoc. Dean of Admissions was very personable and even encouraged me to consider the MD/MPH program." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was a bit difficult finding the school and even finding the admissions office. The first thing I did when I got there was the interview which was in the morning. The students were really cool and the facilities are IMPRESSIVE. It is also in a college town so lots of stuff to do. Oh and the most awesome thing is the fact that you can do your clinical rotation at the Jersey Shore at the Piscataway Campus. " More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview was fairly casual but he did push me to come up with several ethical issues and problems with healthcare. I just kept giving examples until I couldn't think of anymore." More from this Member | Report Response

"I had an interview in the morning so first I came in and got it out of hte way. Dr. Dubin was really sweet and although he asked a lot of questions he didn't make me feel like I was under a lot of pressure. Next came an information session which was pretty boring--I wish they hadn't used powerpoint and instead had actually shown us the hospital (although this would have been difficult considering it's not next to the school). Next was a financial aid information session which was pretty dull. The tour was the only worthwhile part of the post-interview part of the day. Seeing the faciltiies gave me a better feel for the place." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall very positive. The day was well organized and the tour of the classes and labs was nice. The interviewer seemed sincerely interested in getting to know me better." More from this Member | Report Response

"Dr. Johnson - remember the name - she likes the ethical hypothetical role playing scenarios.. be prepared!! She was tough, but not impossible to crack - she told me I did wel when it was done - and 6 weeks later I got accepted - good luck guys!!!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Discouraging b/c I felt I did not interview well." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview was overall a very laid back and genuine experience. I let the interviewer know very early that Robert Wood was my number one choice. He was impressed and we simply talked about my application and the work I have been doing the past four years of college. I was accepted to the school five weeks later." More from this Member | Report Response

"THe interview had a lot of ethical scenarios and "thinking" questions. My interviewer was very nice though. The facilities and the school were nicer than I expected." More from this Member | Report Response

"My interview was really good. The dr. was really interested in culturally competent care and though she threw tough ethical q's at me that stumped me for a couple of moments, she seemed to be helping me through it as well. She was very open and mentioned that she would recommend my application. (which after all these out-of-the-blue q's was a big relief!)" More from this Member | Report Response

"the day was a bit disorganized, but most interview days are. the tour was very impressive, but i could hardly hear the presentation about the school. there was a mixup with my original interviewer and i had to be rescheduled for the afternoon. i was dropped off in an empty conference room, 2 hours before my interview, and i twiddled my thumbs there until it was time. thank God i brought my ipod." More from this Member | Report Response

"Im from Rutgers University NB. and work in the research towers so I felt really comfortable knowing that i had an interview with a phd. I think I may have been too relaxed becasue 1/2 way into the interview I felt like i was being grilled about my project...understandable....But I found it a bit nerveracking that he really made me prove why I want to be a doctor and seemed to question all my answers. BUt in all, It went pretty well. I hope I get in" More from this Member | Report Response

"I was a bit disappointed that the orientation started 15 minutes late and they picked a tour guide last minute so I had to wait an extra 10 minutes to have the person come in... the tour guide was soooo talkative and we spent 15 minutes standing at one spot while he blabbed away...my interview was at 2 PM at New Brunswick and here I am at Piscataway campus medical school and the tour just ended at 1:10 PM.. I had to grab and eat my lunch super fast and left at 1:20 to go to New Brunswick for my interview... I was there at 1:40 and the parking deck was entirely full...i had to go around and look for other spots and eventually the deck opened..this was at 1:45... then I was circling around for 10 whole minutes without a single spot open and I was freaking out already so I resorted to valet parking and ran to the place where my interview was at made it at exactly 2 PM... regardless of that inconvenience, the interview went well. Dr. Tannenbaum was such a nice man and he liked me so I hope I get in!" More from this Member | Report Response

"It was a great interview. I talked with Dr. Terregino for what felt like an hour (probably was) and then was introduced to Mrs. Oglesby who is the counselor/recruiter for the school. Even the staff was wonderful. Catherine Porter is a hoot. Overall I had a great time, felt right at home, and I hope that I receive an invite into the class of 2005! I can't really outline specific questions because most of the questions were tailored around understanding my unique and complicated academic journey." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was extremely impressed by the school, faculty, and students although New Brunswick is not the most gorgeous part of NJ." More from this Member | Report Response

"Dr. Dickson was so great. She was really friendly, and all of the questions she asked me were really tied into the conversations that we were having. What I liked about her was I felt like she took the questions she had to ask, but really made them a part of our discussion, so I didn't feel bombarded or nervous." More from this Member | Report Response

"good- i like RWJ even more" More from this Member | Report Response

"It went well and Dr. Tannenbaum was a great interviewer" More from this Member | Report Response

"As with everything, I think if you go in there knowing yourself and why you are there, you'll always be fine -it's just a matter of being yourself and feeling comfortable to express that -no one is out to get you or give you a hard time, at least not in my experience or that of most of my friends. It was overall a very nice conversation and I really enjoyed learning about the amazing things my interviewer had accomplished in her career in medicine throughout the course of the interview, along with learning about everything RWJ has to offer. It was a very laid back and pleasant experience -I hope I get in!" More from this Member | Report Response

"I thought the interview was enjoyable. It wasn't a back and forth conversation(basially she asked questions and I answered), but it wasn't stressful at all. There were no difficult questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was a great interview experience. I interviewed with one of the deans of admission and she was super-friendly and very personable. She focused more on my activities than anything else. I also interviewed with a second-year. That was more of q-and-a session rather than a conversation but the questions weren't at all challenging. " More from this Member | Report Response

"positive, low stress. they were very warm and welcoming." More from this Member | Report Response

"Before my interview I wasn't sure that I would want to attend this school. BUT, after the interview I could definitely see myself there. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall, I was not impressed. Yeah the facilities were impressive, but I was not treated in a friendly manner by most people there." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall, I think it was a positive experience. I really enjoyed speaking with my interviewer and getting to know her. She concentrated more on getting to know me and slipped a few academic questions in our conversation. Which made it alot less stressfull. " More from this Member | Report Response

"It was a great interview. I felt really good about it afterwards. The interviewer even told me that I did really well at the end of the interview. " More from this Member | Report Response

"It was stressful. He was very tough of an interviewer in that he was drilling on academics and your ability to act as a physician now even though we aren't at that point. He never gave you an approving or disapproving response. He was very very very neutral. It was hard to read how the interview was going." More from this Member | Report Response

"This was a informative interview process that included more discussion than the typical question answere session. I like the process and got accepted in the first round of admissions. I will attend this school." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview was great. I had a great time. My interviwer read my file and made me feel as if he had known me from a long time. I felt totally confortable. I came out of the school wanting more to be a physician and feeling good about myself." More from this Member | Report Response

"I had a good experience and enjoyed my visit to the school. I would come here if accepted. The anatomy labs were the cleanest that I have ever seen." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview was at the New Brunswick campus and was more of a conversation, and less of an interview. My interviewer was not trying to trick or grill me but rather trying to get to know the real me. Everyone was very friendly and the facilities were very impressive." More from this Member | Report Response

"overall my interveiw was comfortable,the interveiwer was very friendly which took away the knots in my stomach.This was my first interveiw experience which was very pleasant and low stressed." More from this Member | Report Response

"Initially, I felt uncomfortable because my interviewer didnt seem interested in me, but towards the end of the interview she lightened up and showed some sense of humor...guess it was just too early for her" More from this Member | Report Response

"The experience was very good overall. The interview was pretty laid back, everyone there was very nice, the students were awesome, a lot of good information was presented, new facilities. The day's schedule kinda fell apart toward the end." More from this Member | Report Response

"Extremely positive. I had the nicest interviewer, who asked a lot of thought provoking questions. The questions were mostly ethical questions, very challenging but enjoyable. The tour was given by a med student, who was friendly and extremely thorough. " More from this Member | Report Response

"I knew that RWJ was my top choice before the interview, but I've walked away from my interview experience wanting to go there even more. My interviewer made me feel totally at ease, she was absolutely wonderful. She asked some tough questions, but she gave me alot of good advice and feedback." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall great experience! Would definitely love to come here. " More from this Member | Report Response

"My feelings were positive. The school seems to have strong academic plans and growth goals. Students place well for residency. I just didn't know if I would be happy as a student there. However, I only met a very select group of students." More from this Member | Report Response

"The parking lot was almost full so I had to park on the roof. Some people who arrived later than me had to do valet parking. I had my interview after the orientation, tour, and lunch. My interviewer was a basic scientist who was not very conversational. To top it off, he has minimal interactions with medical students so he couldn't answer questions about the medical school. He interrupted me often to ask another question. He also proceeded to tell me that my anecdote in my personal statement is stupid. Maybe that was a joke but I sure didn't appreciate it. Overall, I felt my interview was rather stressful. " More from this Member | Report Response

"My interviewer went out of his way to make me feel comfortable and at ease during the interiew. He had obviously carefully reviewed my application and had prepared questions in advance about it. The tour was very short but only because the interview was the day after Christmas so the hospital was not very busy and all of the students were on vacation." More from this Member | Report Response

"Robert Wood is a fantastic place. I was so impressed with the facilities. They all look like they've been built within the last 5 or 10 years. All the doctors I saw and spoke with were really positive and good natured. The Admissions staff was also very friendly and answered all my questions. The inteviewer was totally laid back and prefaced the inteview by saying that he didn't ask specific ethical questions cause he thought they were unfair. He was also very up front on the admissions process and how it worked. Totally relaxed atmosphere, but that was partially cause I had gotten accepted to my first school the day before, so I knew I was at least going somewhere. But, seriously, RWJMS is a fantastic place and I would definitely go there if accepted." More from this Member | Report Response

"it was ok. no stressful ethical and difficult questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"I school had a good feel to it. I liked the people I met and the student body seems happy. They are doing a lot of expanding and I think that means that there will be more opportunities for the students. There is a good cross-section of the population that uses the hospital, so I think you would get a well rounded education. It doesn't hurt that it's a train ride away from Philly and NY." More from this Member | Report Response

"I felt that the interviewer talked more than I did and will really have no way to know who I am or anything about me as a candidate. The interview was conversational and easy but I came away feeling empty and disappointed more than anything else. I shouldn't have bothered to review any ethical stuff." More from this Member | Report Response

"Very good, seems like a great public school with nice facilities (brand new anatomy labs etc.)" More from this Member | Report Response

"Robert Wood Johnson was great, I really loved it, and I got accepted. My only problem is that I have to go back to revisit the school because I did not get to see it during my interview day. I only have my experience with my interviewer, a tour of the hospital, and a slide show to compare with other schools." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall, it was a relaxed day and well organized. They made sure you left there with answers to any questions you might have had. In terms of the interview, despite the fact I was asked numerous medically and ethical related questions, it was not in any way "nerve racking". Just pick your side, explain your position, and STICK WITH IT...don't change your mind no matter what." More from this Member | Report Response

"This interview experience was GREAT. Very relaxed, informative, and motivating. First, I had orientation and a tour from about 11 am to 1 pm. We were shown a video, given a financial aid presentation, and given free calculators as gifts. Then, students came in, broke us up into pairs, and we toured the campus. Robert Wood has ALOT of stuff going on, the school is definetly one of the best I've seen. Multiple researcha nd clinical buildings, active community programs, and MAD close to the city. I loooveeed it. After the tour, we had lunch with the students. We were able to ask questions, etc. After lunch, I had my interview at another site, which was about a 10 minute drive away. The interview was EXCELLENT. very relaxed and very personal. couple of ethical questions, that's about it." More from this Member | Report Response

"the hospital was nice, out of the six interviews i had so far this was the worse in terms of the interviewer. she was very rude and interpeted me many times." More from this Member | Report Response

"Some of the questions asked were a bit inappropriate (ie abortion etc). The interviewer only asked about grades for a good portion of the interview. It made me feel that the interviewer didn't have time to read about my extracurriculars and essays from my application. The interviewer seemed pretty negative and I thought there was at least something positive in my app. otherwise I wouldn't have been asked for an interview." More from this Member | Report Response

"I felt a very good vibe from the time I walked in. The staff was very receptive and friendly. My interviewer wanted to know about me and he asked a good balance or personal experience and academic experience questions. " More from this Member | Report Response

"A short orientation is scheduled from 11am - 12pm, then a tour/lunch from 12-1pm. The whole thing seemed a little unorganized, but it was probably bc it was exam week and everyone was a little frazzled. Some people had interviews before; mine was scheduled for 3pm, on the other campus (about 5-10 minute drive). For out-of-state people w/o cars or anything to do, might want to look into how to get over there, if necessary (not many taxis around). For my first interviewing experience, I think I was really lucky -- my interviewer was really nice, the whole thing was very conversational, and even the scary "ethical questions" turned more into a discussion of what both of us thought. Overall, great experience!" More from this Member | Report Response

"My interviewer was extremely warm and welcoming. The interview felt more like a conversation than mere questions and answers. There were no questions that seemed "out there"." More from this Member | Report Response

"Was for MD/PhD, had the MD interview first, went well except for maybe the difficult question I listed above, that was tough, but the interview was friendly, it was conversational. The scientists I met (3 total) were also not there to grill me, wanted to know my research and why MD/ PhD, the usual." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall, I had a good experience down at RWJMS. It seems like much funding has gone into both the basic science and clinical campuses, which I think will provide a good learning environment for 4 years. Students seem to enjoy themselves here, and seem to like block scheduling." More from this Member | Report Response

"I missed my train so I showed up late at the interview. I called ahead of time to let them know this I still felt negatively about the entire thing and I doubt my chances at the school. Plus, I was interviewed by the dean of admissions so I am sure my tardiness wasn't seen as a great thing. Oh well..another one bits the dust." More from this Member | Report Response

"While I was extremely impressed by the overall quality of the school, I definitely did not gel well with my interviewer in the least. I am of Indian origin, am a biology major at a selective college but have a significant disparity between my MCAT and GPA (high MCAT, average-mediocre grades). At one point, my interviewer, who was also Indian but was a scientist rather than an MD, commented on the fact that I had done significant work in journalism, and that there were very few of "us" in journalism, so wouldn't it make sense for me to go into that field instead. When I explained that my strengths lay in medicine, he suggested that I was simply too overcommitted throughout my college years. While I do wish my grades were higher, I do not regret the fact that I invested my time heavily in very worthwhile extracurricular activities like the campus newspaper, in residential life and in heading up a service group. I felt as the interviewer had a specific ideal candidate and I wasn't it. I think my experience was an anomaly, in all honesty - everyone else I've spoken with (who had a different interviewer) felt very good coming out of the interview and didn't feel stressed in the least. I would love to get into the school, but my interviewer soured the experience significantly." More from this Member | Report Response

"The whole experience was very laid back, and it seemed like my interviewer really wanted to get to know me and my motivations for going into medicine. We seemed to click very well. It was very conversational. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Just a wonderful day! The admissions staff is warm and friendly. They are so happy to answer questions and be helpful in any way." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was actually really nice; after the interview, there was a presentation by the dean and by the financial aid office. I came in with an "eh" feeling about the school, but left with a really good impression of it." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview was very low key. I had my interview in the morning, while other had theirs after the orientation. There was a formal presentation given which was very informative, as well as a financial aid and admissions presentation. Everyone was really open about how the admissions process works. The tour was a little disappointing because we didn't get to see much, and there were too many people to all hear the one speaker." More from this Member | Report Response

"Got in, love it here. " More from this Member | Report Response

"People are nice; location is crappy." More from this Member | Report Response

"My interview was a good experience. The students and administration appeared to be passionate about the school. I was really impressed. " More from this Member | Report Response

"I interviewed w/the Asst Dean of Admissions and had a good time b/c we had a lot in common. I was really impressed w/the school and am excited about going here..if I get in of course." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was very surprised at how chill the whole thing was. My interviewer makes time to interact with the students (one of my tour guides visits her often for advice and stuff), as do all the professors (it seems). I didn't get to see the hospitals, although we were offered to be taken there. The interview group was really small (8 applicants), and we had sandwiches and cookies for lunch. As a gift, we were given small calculators." More from this Member | Report Response

"Overall very positive, my interveiewer made it clear he was not there to intimidate me, very laid back. After the interview i just wanted them to accept me...i was very impressesd." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was great." More from this Member | Report Response

"I think I was feeling a bit burned out at this interview. I was *very* tired and almost fell asleep during the financial aid presentation. I didn't get pumped until I was already sitting down and talking with the interviewer. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Low stress and overall positive" More from this Member | Report Response

"Interview was pretty laid back. My interviewer asked a lot of questions and covered a lot of topics, however I did not get the feeling he was trying to intimidate me. I think he just wanted to make sure I knew a little something about medical issues. Most of the questions were pretty general." More from this Member | Report Response

"The interviewer was very impressive. He was very knowledgeable and well read so we talked about the English literature. We talked about the work he did in his field, as an academic MD as well as a practicing physician and how he tries to incorporate both. I gave me my opinions about his field which I truly respect and luckily very interested in. It was really relaxed. The students were very wonderful and very accomplished. " More from this Member | Report Response

"My interviewer was definately a cool guy. He didn't stress me that much until he started asking me about cities. Still though, he was nice and explained the commanilities to me." More from this Member | Report Response

"I didn't really have high expectations of RWJMS going into the interview.However after speaking with the students and taking the tour I really got a positive feeling. The interview itself was kinda long and the questions were tough (lots of ethical situations). The interviewer definitely asked questions that were specific to my educational background. I only wish I had read the NY times Health section that morning. But other then that it went well!" More from this Member | Report Response

"I had visited RWJ before and I came away from my interview once again overwhelmingly impressed with the school. They are making a tremendous effort to increase their reputation and the research at the school while remaining very supportive of their students. The Dean said, "We are confident that we can help our students achieve whatever they want." The facilites of the New Brunswick campus are wonderful. The student giving the tour said that she was glad that she went to that school (as opposed to other "better name" schools). She said that she thought they were strongest in primary care medicine." More from this Member | Report Response

"know whats happening w/ healthcare, stem cell research, cloning, genetic intervention, long resident hours,....know as much as possible just in case.....i was indifferent towards the school" More from this Member | Report Response

"I had been to the open house RWJ held in June, which involved tours of both the Piscataway campus and the hospital. Frankly, the hospital's a lot more impressive (especially the new children's wing). This was the most traditional, least conversational interview I have had, so it was a bit more stressful. The video shown seemed to be pushing research, so I guess they want to become more high-profile in that area, while still being strong in community medicine." More from this Member | Report Response

"I had a challenging interview. The interviewer had thoroughly reviewed my file and designed his questions to probe the weaknesses in my application. I felt it was a fair interview and was impressed at how much time he had spent preparing for the hour-long conversation." More from this Member | Report Response

"I thorougly enjoyed my interview. I arrived about 1 hour early, and was given a handout to read. A fifteen minute video is played before you interview, it summarizes the school and what they have to offer. This was my first interview and I did not know what to expect. I was interviewed by a PhD who also teaches in the medical school. He was very friendly and we had the interview in his office. I was asked many questions about my background and I could tell that the interviewer was sincerely interested in me. After my interview, I was given a tour by a medical student. She was very informative and she described the school for me. She was happy here and said that the other students also enjoyed it. I drove around the surrounding area for about six hours. There is a town nearby called New Brunswick, which is pretty nice. The area is rural, but there are still many activities and it is only a 45 minute drive to Newark or New York City if you like the big cities. I found that it is not a problem to park in nearby towns. At night, I stayed with a medical student (they have a hosting program). I spent about three hours speaking with him about the medical school and the programs offered. He was accepted to multiple schools and chose this school because he liked the atmosphere, the education offered and the surrounding neighborhoods." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was a very good experience. my interviewer was really friendly and nice, but she did ask me 2 very hard questions.. but overall, i was very impressed with the school, and it's definitely one of my top choices.. since the tuition is much cheaper than the private schools!" More from this Member | Report Response

"It was a pretty laid back day. There was a video about the school, a question and answer session with a dean of admissions, a student led tour, lunch and a short financial aid presentation. I had my interview after lunch, but some people had interviews in the morning. " More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 119
Faculty member 1
Admissions staff 7
Other 1

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 42
Neutral 9
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
7.49 55

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

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In state 45
Out of state 7

What was your total time spent traveling?

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0-1 hour 40
2-3 hours 8
4-6 hours 4
7+ hours 1

What was your primary mode of travel?

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Airplane 4
Automobile 44
Train or subway 4
Other 3

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

Response # Responders
< $100 29
$101-$200 1
$201-$300 1
$301-$400 1
$401-$500 0
$501+ 0

What airport did you use?

PHL

JFK

EWR

Where did you stay?

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At school facility 0
With students at the school 0
Friends or family 12
Hotel 2
Home 0
Other 0

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General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
6.83 60

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

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6.18 60

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

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5.92 60

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
8.53 15

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
8.43 14

0 = low, 10 = high

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

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7.86 14

0 = low, 10 = high

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Waiting time to hear back is so long !" More from this Member | Report Response

"To get back to their interviewees a bit quicker in giving out final decisions as its nerve wrecking for us to wait so long after the the interview to hear back from them" More from this Member | Report Response

"Make it easier to schedule a tour visit. Even though I chose dates from a list they provided, I tried scheduling for three different dates before they said that one fit their schedule." More from this Member | Report Response

"It would be better if the interview & orientation session were on same day" More from this Member | Report Response

"snacks and coffee in the little waiting room would really help the time pass!" More from this Member | Report Response

"The travel instructions could be confusing to non-locals. Parking is a mess." More from this Member | Report Response

"longer/more extensive tour would be nice" More from this Member | Report Response

"Accept me" More from this Member | Report Response

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