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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

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 is the research you're doing now?" Report Response

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

"Why New Jersey? (California resident)" Report Response

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

"Explain your grade discrepancies." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you have a sense of entitlement about going to medical school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"re-read my AMCAS, SDN feedback and forums, school's website, just relaxed. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewer explained the admissions process at RWJ to me in detail, which I greatly appreciated. The facilities are all new and the staff and faculty that I saw were very enthusiastic." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"We didn't get to see the medical school campus, which was a little disappointing. It would've been nice to see where we'd be going for 2 years. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The driving directions weren't very clear, I should've taken the train in." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I accidently got to my interview late, but my interviewer was really laid back and put me at ease immediately. After the interview, he took me to a private dining room in the CAB building, where a presentation on the school was being given. After the presentation, we had lunch and some med students came and talked with us and gave us a tour around the facilities in New Brunswick. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

JFK

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/24/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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