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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?

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)?

"What are your views on managed care?" Report Response

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

"What do you need to work on to make you a better doctor?" Report Response

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

"Why should we pick you? Why NJ Medical School?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are your thoughts on the present condition of managed care in the US?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why would you make a good doctor?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read brochure, mock interviews, review AMCAS application, read up on ethical issues and managed care." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Friendly and honest students, high match percentage." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Surrounding neighborhood." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really. No surprises." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a relaxed interview. My interviewer just really wanted to know the basics - motivation, strengths, weaknesses, view on managed care. One advice I have is to be yourself. Go in there knowing what your credentials are and your strengths and concentrate on those without sounding arrogant. Be outgoing. My interviewer seemed to like that. Be friendly." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/23/2002

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