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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"When did your interest in medicine begin?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose your undergraduate school?" Report Response

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

"What is your brother up to?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you help medically indigent individuals?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you know about the direction that medical insurance is moving in? (current issues)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Website, Healthcare book" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The focus that the school has on community service." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewer took a look at my GPA and MCAT scores and started stressing how grades don't mean that much if you don't have the right personality to be a doctor. She also seemed to belittle my academic choices and told me that I should be more cultured." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they want you to take a lot of humanities and literature-based courses - things that you can't take in medical school. She said that I took a lot of biology classes that they probably teach at the medical school, so I should have taken things I couldn't take in medical school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

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

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/23/2007

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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