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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?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"What specialty do you think you are interested in?" Report Response

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

"What major ethical dilemma do you think you will face as a physican (don't answer how you will deal with it, just what is it)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think will be the biggest ethical dilemma you will face as a physician?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None of the questions were really difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"RWJMS webstite, AMCAS application, SDN feedback" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admission staff was super friendly. After the interview they had an orientation session in a conference room, and there were admisssions officers chatting with the other interviewees. Also, the interview was held in the department office of the doctor who was interviewing me. The other doctors there seemed to be having a good time and were joking around a lot." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It was right in the middle of the holidays, so there weren't any students around to talk to. But that's really more my fault for scheduling the inteview on that day." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That all the students were on break." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Robert Wood is a fantastic place. I was so impressed with the facilities. They all look like they've been built within the last 5 or 10 years. All the doctors I saw and spoke with were really positive and good natured. The Admissions staff was also very friendly and answered all my questions. The inteviewer was totally laid back and prefaced the inteview by saying that he didn't ask specific ethical questions cause he thought they were unfair. He was also very up front on the admissions process and how it worked. Totally relaxed atmosphere, but that was partially cause I had gotten accepted to my first school the day before, so I knew I was at least going somewhere. But, seriously, RWJMS is a fantastic place and I would definitely go there if accepted." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/26/2003

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