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  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Newark
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

2 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Sometimes doctors have to make tough choices for their patients. Can you think of a, sort of, moral problem that might come up?" Report Response

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

"You know, a lot of our students volunteer abroad in Africa. It's not too late for you, have you thought about doing that?" Report Response

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

"What honors and awards have you received in college?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you read any physician writers?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed AMCAS, secondary essays, looked up NJMS" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Honestly, nothing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour and interview were very disorganized. Admissions staff were condescending, and the one-on-one faculty interview was with a retired PhD with no clinical experience and no academic duties." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my faculty interviewer was not a physician." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The most bizarre interview I've had on the interview trail." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

1 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

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

No Response

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

1 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

No Response

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

No Response

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

1 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

No Response

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

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Hire new staff." Report Response

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