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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

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 you looking for in a medical school? Describe your clinical experiences?" Report Response

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

"How did you end up choosing medicine? What are your hobbies/do for fun? How was it taking science classes coming from a non-traditional background? " Report Response

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

"Biggest complaint made by physicians? ETHICAL SCENARIOS!!! Do you have any questions for me about the school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your favorite piece of classical music?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Ethical dilemmas... " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up on medical ethics, reviewed AMCAS application, lots of good info on school website. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"EVERYTHING! flexible curriculum, get to choose from lots of electives, small group learning, lots of community outreach, new children's hospital, students seem to have a lot of say in what goes on! Free fifth year!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"not a lot of clinical experience in your first year. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that the weather would be lousy!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The whole experience was very laid back, and it seemed like my interviewer really wanted to get to know me and my motivations for going into medicine. We seemed to click very well. It was very conversational. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/21/2003

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