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  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Newark
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"When did you decide on medicine?" Report Response

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

"What do the members of your family do?" Report Response

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

"What do you think about the current problems in health care?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"He asked what I did when I wasn't doing anything medically-related. Not incredibly interesting, but it was a rather ho-hum interview anyway." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"He didn't ask any difficult questions. I was surprised." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, my AMCAS app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are very enthusiastic, and rather than hostile competition, camaraderie seems to be the norm here. The tour guides were very informative and enjoyed the clinical experience afforded first- and second-year students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Newark is, well, Newark. Not the nicest place to be, though most of the students don't live there. There is no student housing currently, though an "apartment-style" residence is currently being built. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Most students live in surrounding towns in order to avoid Newark." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Comfortable, despite a rather inconsiderate interviewer. He seemed somewhat inconvenienced to make time for my interview, and he answered four phone calls during the session, one of which lasted 15 minutes. Nonetheless, he was mildly pleasant, and our interview seemed more of a casual discussion than a grilling inquisition." 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?

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?

02/08/2006

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

3 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?

3 out of 10

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