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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 Ross? What do you think about Dominica? How did you hear about Ross? Why Medicine? What are three traits a Doc should have?" Report Response

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

"Do your transcripts reflect you? How was the MCAT? How did you prepare for the MCAT? Which class did you struggle with most? Which class was most academically challenging for you? Do you feel your pre-med background has prepared your for med school?" Report Response

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

"What is one thing you want the ad com to know about you? What are your strengths/weaknesses? What has been your greatest accomplishment (academic or non-academic)? What is your clinical experience?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Asked me something directly from my personal statement. Wanted me to elaborate on it." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about an ethical situation you have been in before. How did you deal with it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed: SDN, Value MD, Ross website, AACOMAS application, Facebook, Resume, Wrote out Qs for myself and Qs I wanted to ask Ross, Friends asked me Qs, attended a Ross info session and spoke to a current Ross student. Had a 1/2 cup of coffee! =D" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Staff was friendly. Had a conversation with each person I met on staff. Answered my questions to the best of their ability. Followed up with a request I made at the interview. Gave me some info to take home." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"N/A" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If your interview is in North Brunswick,NJ, the Ross office is INSIDE the DeVry bldg. Also, my interviewer was not on the ad com. Her responsibility was to meet me, review my ap with me, ask me Qs and write a report to the ad com in Dominica. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall the interview went well. I was surprised to see my interviewer had a list of questions to ask me. She wrote down as many notes as she could. Remember to be short and concise but don't be afraid to add detail. Focus on your unique aspects of your application. Don't forget to smile!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/04/2008

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

9 out of 10

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