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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 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 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)?

"Do you understand Obama's health care reform bill?" Report Response

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

"If you had a patient with terminal cancer and 6 months to live whose relative asked you not to tell the patient about their illness, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"Why specifically do you want to be a doctor? There are many ways to combine servicing people and science. What is it about being a physician that you like/want for yourself?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was one thing you would change about your past/record? (I'm a non-traditional with a tainting first semester of undergrad)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What specifically about being a physician, because my interviewer kept giving me examples of other careers that would also sort of encompass what I was saying." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"As a non-traditional I have a longer path to this point so I diagramed it, and thought about key points for each time period that I definitely wanted the person to know." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. Newark is so close to NYC and has great transit and UMDNJ/Rutgers has a great shuttle bus. I'm from NYC, and not needing a car is VERY important to me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"N/A" Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

No Response

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

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?

10/27/2010

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 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?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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