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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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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)?

"What is the biggest problem affecting American healthcare?" Report Response

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

"If you found out your best friend intended to cheat on an academic assignment, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"What will you do if you are not accepted anywhere this year?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think you would be doing if you had stayed in your country of birth?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What 3 words would your friends use to describe you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read interview feedback, practice with a friend going into a healthcare profession, rehearsed responses to common questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Student's attitude." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lack of organization of the interview day, the lack of technology use in the admissions process (you have to call someone to schedule your interview. No online calendar with days to choose, etc)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That interviewers can be pretty intimidating (not the low stress interview that people had reported before. Maybe this was just this one day?)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My scheduled interviewer could not attend, so a new one was pulled up at the last second. Office forgot to let me know I had to stay after the interview was done, so I had to come back to the Admissions office after getting to Penn Station. Very disorganized..." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

LGA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/14/2009

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?

6 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Be more organized. The lack of organization doesn't give a good impression." Report Response

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