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  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Newark
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 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)?

"So, everyone in your family is a doctor and that's why you want to be a doctor? (I never told him anyone in my family was a doctor)." Report Response

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

"If you went to high school in this country, why is your MCAT score so low?" Report Response

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

"What do you do in your job?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Just asked me about my application, but nothing really interesting." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None, but was very fixated on why my MCAT score was so low (it's only in the low 30s)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read reviews on SDN & had friends and family interview me." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the tour, the facilities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewer. He was 25 minutes late and did not seem to want to interview me at all. the interview was supposed to be an hour long, and it was barely 30 minutes." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that my interviewer was going to be late... I wouldn't have started so early in the morning." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I know people in NJMS are generally nicer as I worked with them for several years. This interviewer was generally a nice guy, but he was just late and seemed more concerned about preparing his lecture notes than about interviewing me." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2004

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