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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 did you decide to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Do you plan on staying in NJ in the future?" Report Response

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

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

What was the most interesting question?

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

What was the most difficult question?

"Same as before; nothing difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, reviewed their website, read over AMCAS" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"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!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"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." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the tour would require a lot of walking - I would have brought flip-flops!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"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." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/12/2003

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