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  • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Piscataway
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10


How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"- Name four of your strengths, and 2 of your weaknesses - What are the three biggest problems you see in medicine, and elaborate" Report Response

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

"-Suppose I am patient X with high blood pressure. You have just prescribed me a diuretic to lower my blood volume and relieve the pressure. Take it from there. - What is cultural competence? (leading up to question 3)" Report Response

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

"Scenario questions (continued): You have heard that some cultures drink bushtree tea if they have colds. If one of your patients is of that culture, how do you ask if they drink bushtree tea?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing that i wasn't expecting." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Suppose you are already a doctor and want to do something for those not covered by insurance. You are speaking in front of Congress: what do you say to them?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Thought about possible questions, read over school's website, read interview feedback." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The curriculum, the student-run community service organization called HIPHOP, the administrators, the fact that on the boards, that the students perform above the national average" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"How much the students seem to study here. They're pretty close to NYC and all sorts of fun stuff in New Brunswick, but it doesn't seem like many of them have time for it" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Exactly where my hotel was in relation to restaurants, shopping areas, bus lines etc... I didn't have a car (I flew in from out of state), so not being able to leave the hotel without calling a cab was kind of a downer." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was very surprised at how chill the whole thing was. My interviewer makes time to interact with the students (one of my tour guides visits her often for advice and stuff), as do all the professors (it seems). I didn't get to see the hospitals, although we were offered to be taken there. The interview group was really small (8 applicants), and we had sandwiches and cookies for lunch. As a gift, we were given small calculators." Report Response

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