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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?

2 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?

60+ 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)?

"What's the biggest problem with healthcare in America today?" Report Response

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

"What do I do for fun? " Report Response

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

"Why did I take World Mythology and what I learned in that class?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why did I take World Mythology and what I learned in that class? (just came up in a conversation...not really an official question) " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"My interviewer says she only asks one question for every interview: What's the biggest problem with healthcare in America today?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read some articles on some of the current issues (Terry Schiavo, etc...), read over my AMCAS app, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How unstressful the interview was. I was so scared before and once the interview began, I didn't even notice that an hour had already passed by. The whole interview was just like a normal conversation. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing besides the obvious fact that the school is located in Newark. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Prepare for anything that can happen to you that day. My car overheated on my way there and luckily, I was not too far away from home to work something out and get another car. But, of all the days this could have happened, my car broke down on the day of my interview. Luckily, I found parking right away when I got to the school and even made it just in time for my tour (my interview was after the tour). " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was awesome! There is no reason to be stressed at all. My interviewer talked about the school and how great the clinical experience is pretty much the whole time. She was trying to make sure I knew as much as I could about the schools and made sure most of my questions were resolved. Remember to just be yourself, smile, and make eye contact. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/05/2005

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

2 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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