Interview with NYPH as a new grad

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    Hi Everyone,

    I have an interview with New York Presbyterian Cornell in a week. I am also a new grad. In preparation for the interview, I have researched some behavioral questions that may be asked. BUT as a new grad, I do not think I have had the experience to answer certain behavioral questions. Yes, I have had clinical experiences but I dont think that is enough. I am very anxious, and I need this position, like any nurse would.

    Has anyone interviewed at NYP WC recently as a new grad or as an RN? What was it like? Were there many behavioral questions? Any input would be much appreciated. Thanks.
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    Hello Hopeishere,

    Good Luck on your interview. What school did you graduate with your BSN and when? I'm also a new grad and haven't had any luck with getting an interview.
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    Thanks. I graduated this May from college. I know, it's hard getting an interview. This is my first offer, and I have applied to many other hospitals in the NYC area, and get turned down instantly because I have no experience as an RN. I am putting a lot of effort to nail this interview. I just hope I get it. I guess all we can do is keep trying.
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    Quote from hopeishere
    Thanks. I graduated this May from college. I know, it's hard getting an interview. This is my first offer, and I have applied to many other hospitals in the NYC area, and get turned down instantly because I have no experience as an RN. I am putting a lot of effort to nail this interview. I just hope I get it. I guess all we can do is keep trying.

    Hoishere,

    Congrats on your interview! When did you apply for NYP? Is it for the residency? Do you have an externship experience. I applied for the August/Sept waitlist but have not heard anything
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    Hey hope,

    It will be enough. They know you're a new grad. There will be lots of behavioral questions like I mentioned before, but you will be able to answer them based on your clinicals or any non-nursing jobs you have held. Don't know if I mentioned it before but I am a new grad too. Review your notes/journals form clinicals, have examples ready and go in confident!:redpinkhe
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    Hey, Thanks. I applied in August & yes, I have externship experience at NYP. I believe everyone is automatically placed in the residency program at Cornell. I really hope I get this.

    Quote from JoeNurse2b
    Hoishere,

    Congrats on your interview! When did you apply for NYP? Is it for the residency? Do you have an externship experience. I applied for the August/Sept waitlist but have not heard anything
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    ExpatHopeful - You last replies were very helpful. I followed your advise but yet, I am very worried. I researched some behavioral questions and found it hard to answer them all. I didn't know you were a new grads, I was actually hoping as a new grad, I wont be bombarded with all the behavioral questions. Are you at Cornell or Columbia? My interview is with Cornell. I am crossing my fingers, and Im trying to boost my confidence. Ah I really hope, hope I get this.

    Quote from ExpatHopeful
    Hey hope,

    It will be enough. They know you're a new grad. There will be lots of behavioral questions like I mentioned before, but you will be able to answer them based on your clinicals or any non-nursing jobs you have held. Don't know if I mentioned it before but I am a new grad too. Review your notes/journals form clinicals, have examples ready and go in confident!:redpinkhe
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    To hopeishere:

    I am a New Grad Nurse as well, and I had my externship at NYP-WC too. My interview at NYP is next week, and I have spoken with somebody who already had their interview. It may be a lot of behavioral stuff, but nothing you won't be able to answer. What department was your externship in? I hear they favor NYP externs, so I would not worry.
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    Hey NYPextern,

    Thanks for the reply - I read on their website that they do favor externs - but I want to be fully prepared. Interviewing is not my forte thus my anxiety. Did your friend get the job? Good Luck your interview.

    Everyone's input has been helpful and I really appreciate it.
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    Hey All,
    I am in my junior yr in nursing school and I have an interview at NYP on 10.11.11 for the nursing attendant position. I was told i have to take an exam. Do you guys know what type of questions they will ask? How should I prepare for this interview?

    Thanks


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