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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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)?

"Name 5 adjectives your friends would use to describe you. " Report Response

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

"Name 2 issues in HC youre interested in. How would you solve the drug crisis. Intl health q above. " Report Response

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

"Specific hypothetical situations- eg if you were told by the attending to give a patient a placebo but the patient asks what the new pill is, what do you say? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were going to capitol hill, name 3 intl' health/cultural competence recommendations you would like mandated. ( related to my specific interest)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Complex hypothetical role plays galore!! Just make sure you think carefully about how you answer- always think from a perspective of being sensitive to the finer details of patient care and you wont go wrong here. And dont lose your cool!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, website, my application materials." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students seem to like it there. I was very impressed by their graduate placements and opportunities re dual degree and intl health. Lunch was great! The student lounge area was so busy. New Brunswick has a lot of bars, restaraunts etc. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Almost all the classes are taught via power pt which personally, puts me to sleep. Heard cafeteria food isnt so hot. (I guess thats why they cater our lunch:) Heard that many ppl dont go to class- but this is something at all med schools that bugs me...I really wish I had a chance to see the hospital! Everyone says its really great but I wanted to see the classes and med school bldg too. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You definitely need a car if you go here. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview was really good. The dr. was really interested in culturally competent care and though she threw tough ethical q's at me that stumped me for a couple of moments, she seemed to be helping me through it as well. She was very open and mentioned that she would recommend my application. (which after all these out-of-the-blue q's was a big relief!)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

5 out of 10

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