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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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?

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)?

"Tell me about your research in cancer genetics." Report Response

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

"My interviewer then proceeded to talk in great length about what he liked about the med school, which was kinda nice as I hadn't done any research on the school." Report Response

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

"What else would you like me to tell you about the school? (he would ask this every time the conversation came to a pause, which must've occurred at least 5 times)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were dictator of the United States, what would you do with the healthcare system?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What else would you like to know about New Jersey Medical School? (asked this repeatedly)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read a couple magazine articles" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities were great, and everyone was really friendly." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The tour was longer than I expected and involved quite a bit of walking up/down stairs - I should've brought more comfortable shoes." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Had my interview at 10:15, ate lunch at 11:15 (we were given a $6.00 voucher for the cafeteria), went on a tour 12-1pm. That was pretty much it. Everyone had a different interview time, and I think mine was one of the earliest ones (there were 7 of us that day, and 3 or 4 had afternoon interviews)." 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?

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?

10/12/2006

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

2 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?

4 out of 10

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