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  • Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • South Orange
Individual Feedback 1 10 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 7
Negatively 1
No change 1

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
2.10 10

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
7.60 10

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
7.30 10

0 = low, 10 = high

Was this interview in-person or virtual?

No responses

Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 0
15 minutes 0
20 minutes 0
25 minutes 4
30 minutes 4
35 minutes 1
40 minutes 0
45 minutes 0
50 minutes 0
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 0

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 3
At a regional location 0
At another location 4

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 8
In a group 0

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 7
Closed file 0

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
1.00 10

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

"Do you have any regrets?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are important qualities of a physician?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Who inspired you while shadowing?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"tell me about your leadership" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell me a difficult time you had to overcome something and how you handled it." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Best leadership experience" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What is your biggest strength?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell me about your extracurriculars and leadership" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"do you like the area" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell me about your research experience." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"What is a challenge facing medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What is your favorite quality, and tell me an example of when you exemplified it?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Tell me the most influential patient interaction you've had. (bc i was a scribe)" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed application materials and information about the school, mock interviews" More from this Member | Report Response

"Google general interview questions and know school" More from this Member | Report Response

"Practiced the common interview questions, read the premed playbook" More from this Member | Report Response

"PreMed Playbook, school website, reviewing my application" More from this Member | Report Response

"Read the website and knew my file" More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great new school, definitely will become more of a big name as it gains recognition" More from this Member | Report Response

"Interviewer was engaged, followed up on answers, and made it easy to be conversational." More from this Member | Report Response

"Passionate about service and humanism" More from this Member | Report Response

"Very kind and engaging" More from this Member | Report Response

"The day was extremely organized, and everyone was super nice." More from this Member | Report Response

"Very nice professors and faculty. Beautiful facility" More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewer was not a part of the school and was not able to answer my questions" More from this Member | Report Response

"Still relatively new with a rushed preclinical curriculum so no summer break between first and second year" More from this Member | Report Response

"The medical students told us their class is not diverse." More from this Member | Report Response

"3year program seems to focused on primary care" More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Comparable to UT Austin Dell, but in NJ, and potentially greater clinical and networking connections" More from this Member | Report Response

"My favorite interview of those I attended. The passion each presenter had for medical education and medicine in general was very clear, even over Zoom." More from this Member | Report Response

"Still new school, but I believe it will progress over time, a very collaborative and kind group of faculty and studenta" More from this Member | Report Response

"Was a great experience overall :)" More from this Member | Report Response

"I loved it! They were nice! The interview was conversational. Overall day was stress-free." More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 0
Faculty member 3
Admissions staff 1
Other 1

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 4
Neutral 1
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
7.20 10

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 1
Out of state 4

What was your total time spent traveling?

Response # Responders
0-1 hour 2
2-3 hours 0
4-6 hours 0
7+ hours 1

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 0
Automobile 2
Train or subway 0
Other 1

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

Response # Responders
< $100 2
$101-$200 0
$201-$300 1
$301-$400 0
$401-$500 0
$501+ 0

What airport did you use?

No responses

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 0
With students at the school 0
Friends or family 0
Hotel 1
Home 1
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Would you recommend the hotel?

General Info

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

Response Avg # Responders
7.44 9

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
6.67 9

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
6.78 9

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
5.78 9

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
7.67 9

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
6.33 9

0 = low, 10 = high

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No responses

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