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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 go to your undergraduate school? At such a big school, what made you choose to be pre-med? What is your specific interest in NJMS? How do you study? Explain why you took the mcat twice." Report Response

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

"You have an 80 year old patient who has amnesia (some specific kind)on top of many other illnesses. You walk into the room and overhear his family talking about who gets the ring, the watch, etc. What would you do?" Report Response

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

"You have a patient who was just found to have a malignant brain tumor. She is 19 years old. Her parents overheard the doctors talking and asked if you would not tell their daughter about her condition. What would you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A patient comes in to the emergency room on some substance, pregnant, and HIV positive. She already has 4 kids who are cared for by her mother. She will not listen to you. She's loud, combative, and just wants to leave. What would you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"studentdoctor.net, NJMS website, researched info on current health issues, moch interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"relaxed interview and atmosphere, happy students, med school itself seemed pretty safe in the middle of Newark" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Newark" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Definetly do the tour before the interview. It was extremely helpful and it helped to relax me. I learned a lot more from the interview then anything I could have read on a website." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/17/2004

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