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  • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Piscataway
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"See above interesting / difficult questions and read over what NEGATIVELY impressed me" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"He asked me to name some ethical issues in medicine" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"He asked me if his mother and a two year old baby were lying next to each other in hospital beds, who would I save and why...." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students seemed REALLY enthusiastic and the lecture hall was nice and updated" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Get ready for the list: 1) The location stinks and you MUST have a car 2) My interviewer was sexist and anti-semitic. He told me that "dermatology is for Jewish American Princesses" and that "RWJ had to increase its class size to accomodate for female doctors who weren't willing to work as much full time." 3) The interviewer said that I was arrogant for not applying to UMDNJ in Newark 4) The hospitals are not on campus 5) I had to wait 3.5 hours for my interview and drive to an off campus location 6) My interview was constantly interrupted by the Dr. that I was interviewing with taking phone calls. 7) It seemed like way too much of a sales pitch rather than the staff being honest 8) the list goes on and frankly, I'm getting pissed off just typing about it" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I was gonna be interviewed by a jerk who would make me wait forever" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Just read over what negatively impressed me and you'll get the gist " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/27/2005

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

1 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

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