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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"HOw do you see childhood obesity in America?" Report Response

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

"Make sure you get the name of the interviewer. One of the applicants interviewing that day didn't didn't know the name of whoever interviewed him and had to ask the secretary (not good)." Report Response

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

"How do you deal with pts if Managed care only allowed you 15 min per patient?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do we deal with pts who are not willing to come to doctor? Beyond educating patients, what else can be done?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"1. What are 3 issues US healthcare is facing today? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read questions from SDN (This is key, most of my questions they asked, I already knew). Reviewed school website, looked up current eventsl." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students are really excited about school. Everybody kept emphasizing quality of clinical aspect of education. Location is kind of scary, but campus is very safe. Pt population is really diverse." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities are very well kepts, but they are kind of old (a lot of orange). But again all well kept. All of us (interviewees) had lunch by ourselves." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It is very laid back. Get ready so that you are confident, but don't be stressed out. Everyone is really nice. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school is great. The students are great (tour guides a bit imature, but they were nice) Interviewer was very nice and " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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?

10/24/2005

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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