Hi all. I'm a new grad with my BSN and I graduated in April 2012. I have applied for almost 100 jobs and finally got an interview at a Hospital I loved and wanted to work for so badly. I flew down to San Diego from Sacramento and I created a portfolio for an interview. I brought a suit and practiced questions constantly. During the interview I had a panel of 3 Nurse Managers. I smiled and gave specific examples for all the questions they asked. I had terrific feedback as the managers smiled and replied things like, "Great answer", "You're very determined", "I love that you're so dedicated", etc. I ended the interview by reiterating how passionate I am about working for that hospital and how I could contribute. I walked away smiling and feeling so positive about the interview. They also commented on how lovely my portfolio was. Last week I found out I was rejected. I didn't even receive an alternate email so that I may have a chance. Just rejection. I was literally crushed. Maybe if it wasn't a hospital I didn't like so much or maybe if I didn't do so well in the interview I wouldn't have cried. My spirit was broken and I emailed the HR department if I could possibly get feedback from my interviewers about why I wasn't picked, what I could approve on, etc. I got a reply back saying that they will not give individual feedback because they interviewed over 200 applicants and had to choose from 50. I understand, but my question is how do I "improve" myself or try to market myself better in my next interview (whenever that is) if I did a fantastic job and got rejected and received no feedback? I hope I'm making sense. Thank you in advance for your time and advice.