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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?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

4

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)?

"Tell me about yourself, family, origins etc." Report Response

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

"Why do you want to become a doctor, why not become a nurse or a PA isntead?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to come to UMDNJ? How do your interests and the mission of the school combine to make a good fit?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think you can bring to the Doctor-Patient interactin. (Basically, whats your personality like)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Same as the most interesting" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re-read AMCAS and essays, check out school wesbite, also went on the tour before my interview (highly suggested)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"After reading SDN comments on the school I was worried, but all in all it was a pretty cool place. Very community oriented, facilities are NOT as bad as SDN members make it sound, also Newark has such a diverse patient population, major plus for me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Newark itself" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Even though I read it a million times here, parking is seriously awful. If you are driving, leave ample time to troll parking lot or just park it in the paid garage,even though it is far from the Med School admissions validates it." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I interviewed as a minortiy student and my interviewer was from my same country of origin, so it was real cool. Lasted over 80 min and we just chatted it up, talking about my motivations for becoming a docotor which leaded into conversations about healthcare and HMO's and all the other usual question you would expect to be asked." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/08/2006

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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