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  • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Piscataway
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What is a chemical buffer?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10-15 years?" Report Response

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

"Why New Jersey?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"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." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website and school website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"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." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Didn't look very organized. New Brunswick is a crappy little town in crappy New Jersey." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"During orientation (after interview) informed us that the class was full, so we were interviewing for spots on the wait-list." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"People are nice; location is crappy." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/21/2003

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