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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 MCAT scores" Report Response

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

"questions pertaining to the fact that physicians aim for a 90% survival rate...in other words, not everyone will be saved...what will you do in certain situations..etc." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, NJ Med brochure" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the tour guides were so enthusiastic about the school and my interviewer was wonderful" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities were not as impressive as I expected..it seems as if the labs have not been updated since the 70's. I know that the facilities are not inadequate, but their appearance should be improved and updated to fit their well respected reputation. Everything just seemed really old and dark..which I didn't like." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Newark is worse than I expected..despite what the med students may say...walking/driving through Newark isn't a delightful experience..I found it kinda scary, to be honest." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview experience was great. The interviewer, a NJMS alumni, was personable and not intimidating. The entire interview was more conversational than it was a one-on-one question and answer session, and I enjoyed that." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/22/2003

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