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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?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"ethical question re: needle exchange program" Report Response

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

"Who were your role models?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were given unlimited funding, what program would you implement to address the obesity problem in the U.S.?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same as above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this site, reviewed my amcas application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was impressed by the breadth of clinical facilities and hiphop community health initiative in new brunswick, as well as the availability of rutgers facilities (gym, libraries). Apparently the piscataway campus has undergone renovation w/new classrooms, but we did not tour the campus" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the fact that we only toured the clinical campus and not the basic science campus, and the fact that I was not able to ask any questions in my interview" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"take the train! the new brunswick train station is a few blocks from the interview site, so this was definitely an easy commute--apparently parking is pretty bad in N.B." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I had a good experience down at RWJMS. It seems like much funding has gone into both the basic science and clinical campuses, which I think will provide a good learning environment for 4 years. Students seem to enjoy themselves here, and seem to like block scheduling." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2003

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