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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 background both professionally and personally." Report Response

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

"What do you know about the direction in which health care is moving?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your experience with . . .(basically he ran through my AMCAS experience list)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think you would make a good doctor?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you fix our current health care system to help the under and un-insured?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, questions from other interviews, studied up on general working of healthcare system." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"All of the students seemed happy to be there and were friendly and helpful. Clinical experience starting the first week. Amazing clinical experience opportunites and electives. I thought the online reference materials were a nice touch. Super nice admissions staff." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Newark - but I guess that is the price you pay for such great clinical expereince." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If you arrive via train, there is a shuttle that runs from Newark Penn Station to the Campus. You just have to show your interview request letter." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall pretty positive. Arrived met the other interviewees, tour with a very effervescent 1st year, lunch w/voucher provided, interview. My interviewer was running late due to an emergency so my interview was bumped an hour. He was very laid back and nice even though he asked some challenging questions. After the interview, he walked me through the nursery to ''meet'' his emergency patient and some of his residents. " 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Robert Treat

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/31/2007

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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