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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)?

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

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

"How did you decide on medicine/surgery?" Report Response

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

"Where else did you apply? Which school your number one choice? (followed by "you don't have to tell me that this one is... odd)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What the most important problem in healthcare for society, and what is it from your point of view?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above... I gave a really stupid answer for the "my point of view" one" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read NJMS website, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly and open the medical students were, and how personal the interview was. I felt that everyone was really making an effort to make me feel comfortable and want to come there." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school is pretty ugly, and the facilities are relatively outdated compared with RWJ. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there were only going to be three of us at the tour - I guess I expected it to be much more formal! I would have dressed more comfortably..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The people are very chill and nice; I still got the impression that it was a 'safety' school for most people, and the curriculum was pretty standard." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/18/2003

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