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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Talk about (AMCAS activity)" Report Response

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

"What are your opinions on the state of our healthcare system? How would you fix it?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What does your father do for a living? Your Mother?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Name one medical discovery from the last 5 years that has really impressed you" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the school website, read the responses here, browse Reddit. practice answers to the common questions with friends." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone there was super supportive and made it seem like such a great community for med school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewer did not seem to know many things about me. I knew it was open file because he had a short list of notes of my different involvement but was unaware of what each of the things actually were so I spent most of the time answering questions that he could have found out from reading my AMCAS application." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Prepare a long list of questions for the interviewer because all of the ones I had prepared were answered by the students on the tour and I had none left to ask him." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"An amazing school. The tour only made me love it more and more. The interview was very casual but unfortunately, I think it made me too relaxed and chit chatty. Don't forget that you're still in an interview!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

Newark

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Fairfield Inn and Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

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

8 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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