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  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Newark
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Computers:Positive or Neative addition to society?" Report Response

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

"Favorite kind of beer? ( worked in a brewery as a side job in college)" Report Response

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

"How did you handle working with living subjects? ( I did research on rhesus monkeys)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why would you still want to go into medicine, since your father is an MD and you know all the problems in the system right now?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"DO you think that a doctor can earn their patients trust in the short amount of time spent with each patient?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"relaxed and stared at the wall for a bit." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"you get the opportunity to work in a student run clinic from day one...Some students were even allowed to do stitches and draw blood during their first year...They put a huge emphasis on the clinical stuff, which is great, and the fact that the school is attached to the hospital is a definite plus" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Newark. Nothing good about this city, besides the fact that it is the location of the airport, and you can leave it quickly. If you can look past the location , the school is wonderful. And, they just built ( i think this year ) all these new town homes and apartments right across the street, so you won't have to live in a nasty newark apartment." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Don't go down the wrong street when driving to or from the campus...you may get shot." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"45 minute conversation, stress free, just trying to get to know you better...no biggi." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/14/2003

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