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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

3

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)?

"When did you know you wanted to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Why UMDNJ-NJMS?" Report Response

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

"Manyt patients refuse to seek treatment until their diseased state has worsened. What would you do to circumvent this problem? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you feel about HMO's?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are three most significant problems in medicine today?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Re-read primary and secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was most impressed by the research facilities. UMDNJ has a large number of core facilities and resources so that their faculty and students can compete in the scientific arena. I was also impressed by the camerarderie of the students. The admissions staff were very welcoming and friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lack of parking- seems like it could be a hassle." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really. I think I was well prepared." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day started for me at 11am with a 30min movie of the previous white coat ceremony. That was nice! I then interviewed with a faculty member in the graduate school as well as the MD/PhD director. I then interviewed with the Director of Admissions for the medical school. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

N/A

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/26/2005

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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