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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

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)?

"Why are you taking time off/what are you up to this year? How do you think your activities during your time off will prepare you for med school?" Report Response

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

"What are four qualities that you feel will make you a good doctor?" Report Response

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

"How do you feel about caring for indigent and/or uninsured patients (opinions on insurance and healthcare coverage)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"how did you manage your time between academics and extracurriculars in college?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none really" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read MSAR, Barron's Guide to Medical and Dental Schools, NJMS website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"facilities, general eagerness/friendliness of students and faculty" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"a couple of rather impolite students, but you find people like that everywhere." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"it is TOUGH to find a parking space - go ~45mins early to make sure you find one." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was a nice experience. Tour was nice, but encountered a couple of impolite students. My interviewer was very engaging and seemed to want to get to know me. Most of the interview was conversational, with a few specific questions to keep it focused." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/30/2002

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