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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?

1 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)?

"Why did you switch your major?" Report Response

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

"Describe your research? OK, but what role did you specifically have?" Report Response

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

"What will you do for a year if you do not get accepted?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why did you switch your major? What specifically did you not like about it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How will you balance your family with your career as a physician?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reviewed the school's web page, looked over informational packets, studentdoctor.net etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewer was an amazingly nice man. He really put me at ease, and it was obvious that he really knew my application. There are many positive aspects to an inner city education; you get to see a wide scope of trauma, the various stages of disease and gun shot wounds. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Newark doesn't seem like the kind of a place that I want to come back from a bar to. Although, I don't think I'll have too much time for partying in med school. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Everybody says that parking is horrible. However, if you come at 7AM you'll have no problems. I just chilled at the Dunkin Donuts across the street and did some final preparations before going in to the Interview. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Stress free, everyone was excited about getting to know me. The conversation was very relaxed and I really enjoyed the experience. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2003

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