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  • Ross University School of Medicine (Dominica, Caribbean)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Iselin
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

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)?

"Why medicine? Why Ross?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your medical experiences. Tell me about your research experiences. Tell me about your volunteer experiences." Report Response

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

"How will you adapt to life on the island? What are your values?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really interesting. The interviewer had a standardized list of questions to ask. Why Medicine, Why Ross U, medical experience, volunteer activities, research experience, strengths/weakness, leadership experience. All the goldies" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about your values." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, prepped for the most common questions, re-read app. The interview was basically a verbalization of my AMCAS application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The NJ office was very organized, The process was stress free. Ross tries to make sure your application is complete (unlike other medical schools who might leave you hanging on the vine, as long as they get their fee)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Its definately a machine. They're a recruiting agency, but its not a stressful experience." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I did not watch a video on the school like I had read in other reviews. I waited for 10 minutes for my interviewer, verbalized my application and essay, and 45 minutes later it was all over." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Positive. The interviewer seemed to genuinely be interested in my application. Unlike US schools where they ask 'what makes you think you're good enough for our school?' Ross tried to make sure I'd be a good fit." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 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?

04/14/2008

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Send me an acceptance letter!" Report Response

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