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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"How would I change health care?" Report Response

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

"Where do I see myself in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"all pretty standard" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"all pretty easy" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, MSAR, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"emphasis on diversity and serving the underserved, responsibility given to students" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"location, facilities, " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how horrible the weather was going to be (freak snow storm in NJ in Oct WHAT!?), to bring a snack since my interview got messed up (a girl and I both had an interview at 11am and had the same name, our interviewers got us confused and she went with my interviewer and i went with hers)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"decent school but I just felt that it was disorganized and not really trying to impress the students....that combined with all the money scandals going on there is not overly impressing. it was alarming to have the interviewer realize that I was the wrong person..." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

2 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/28/2008

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

1 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

4 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Provide coffee and/or snacks when waiting in that room for interview or the tour" Report Response

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