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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?

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 yourself" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research...how you got interested in spinal cord injury research." Report Response

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

"Why not PhD?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No difficult questions" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Compiled all my personal stories, read up on healthcare, ethics, news..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the interviewer...we both had gone to governor's school and competed in forensics...he was very reasonable and candid, didn't try to hide anythign about the corruption scandal and gave a lot of sound advice about getting my undergrad research published" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the facilities, newark is really the shitters, the tour guide didn't seem too bright, " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There are no formalized international programs offered by NJ Med." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview itself was completely no stress, he basically told me i had gotten in and tried to sell teh school to me...with that said he wasn't disingenuous at all and highlighted some of the new research facilities that were being built (Neurology and ID are the top departments at NJ Med), he also illuminated the amount of community interaction that students can get involved in and how this really does enhance one's medical education. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

02/12/2007

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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