UMDNJ questions from incoming new students

Discussion in 'Allopathic Class Threads' started by Pharmacol90, Feb 16, 2009.

  1. SDN is made possible through member donations, sponsorships, and our volunteers. Learn about SDN's nonprofit mission.
  1. Pharmacol90

    Pharmacol90 7+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2007
    Messages:
    125
    Likes Received:
    1
    Status:
    Non-Student
    Thanks Sauce! In that case, I will pay for the NBME tests and buy at least a few. I hear that the earlier ones are based on the old STEP1. On SDN, some are recommending 5, 6, and 7. I will try and take at least these. It's $50 each though. 8-(
     
  2. SDN Members don't see this ad. About the ads.
  3. Pharmacol90

    Pharmacol90 7+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2007
    Messages:
    125
    Likes Received:
    1
    Status:
    Non-Student
    edited
     
    Last edited: Jul 11, 2013
  4. thesauce

    thesauce Senior Member Gold Donor 10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2005
    Messages:
    3,105
    Likes Received:
    199
    Status:
    Attending Physician
    Verified
    Physician
    272 is the highest I personally know of (c/o 2010)
     
  5. Pharmacol90

    Pharmacol90 7+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2007
    Messages:
    125
    Likes Received:
    1
    Status:
    Non-Student
    Edited
     
    Last edited: Jul 11, 2013
  6. theWUbear

    theWUbear MS4 7+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2009
    Messages:
    1,797
    Likes Received:
    16
    Status:
    Medical Student
    Lol Pharmacol, really reaching for the sky eh?
     
  7. robflanker

    robflanker 7+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Feb 17, 2009
    Messages:
    3,031
    Likes Received:
    71
    Status:
    Resident [Any Field]
    Dont think so, highest I heard for c/o 2012 was a 270 something.

    And do u really care that much?
     
  8. theWUbear

    theWUbear MS4 7+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2009
    Messages:
    1,797
    Likes Received:
    16
    Status:
    Medical Student
    It would seem he cares that much, since he asked about it :p

    Hope your exam's going well ;)
     
  9. Pharmacol90

    Pharmacol90 7+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2007
    Messages:
    125
    Likes Received:
    1
    Status:
    Non-Student
    edited
     
    Last edited: Jul 11, 2013
  10. thesauce

    thesauce Senior Member Gold Donor 10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2005
    Messages:
    3,105
    Likes Received:
    199
    Status:
    Attending Physician
    Verified
    Physician
    Great job!
     
  11. weightlifter911

    weightlifter911 2+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2012
    Messages:
    78
    Likes Received:
    0
    276 i heard is the high
     
  12. Tomodachi123

    Tomodachi123 Ophenthusiastic 2+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2012
    Messages:
    23
    Likes Received:
    0
    Status:
    Resident [Any Field]
    -
     
    Last edited: Dec 31, 2014
  13. jerseytrash

    jerseytrash 2+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2011
    Messages:
    249
    Likes Received:
    7
    Status:
    Resident [Any Field]
    yeah, I mean, we all know who it is who got that particular score

    also, bump this thread b/c it seems like a good resource (minus all the crazy students) for anyone who has questions about NJMS.
     
  14. Tomodachi123

    Tomodachi123 Ophenthusiastic 2+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2012
    Messages:
    23
    Likes Received:
    0
    Status:
    Resident [Any Field]
    Agree with you JT. I think some of the seniors who used to post tips on this thread have all graduated and moved on to residencies. Hardly any alumni left to advise the newbees any more.

    How is your residency apps process progressing?
     
  15. jerseytrash

    jerseytrash 2+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2011
    Messages:
    249
    Likes Received:
    7
    Status:
    Resident [Any Field]
    Going okay. Can't complain; stressful for everyone of course.

    I like NJMS for what it's worth; I think we like to complain and moan a lot about the hospital and the school and whatever but we get a damn good education here.
     
    ohman likes this.
  16. jerseytrash

    jerseytrash 2+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2011
    Messages:
    249
    Likes Received:
    7
    Status:
    Resident [Any Field]
  17. thesauce

    thesauce Senior Member Gold Donor 10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2005
    Messages:
    3,105
    Likes Received:
    199
    Status:
    Attending Physician
    Verified
    Physician
    How is the merger with Rutgers changing things?
     
  18. jerseytrash

    jerseytrash 2+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2011
    Messages:
    249
    Likes Received:
    7
    Status:
    Resident [Any Field]
    As far as I know, not that much for the everyday life of students. There are a few things though. The school is getting a ton more money thanks to being part of the Rutgers system, and the NIH funding has shot up. IMO, this can only be a good thing. I have to read more about it when I get the time, but I haven't seen any real negatives. The only thing I'm uncertain of is how the buyout of University Hospital by a private company is going to go (last rumors were that the Barnabas Health system was going to buy it, but I have heard nil on that front).

    As far as residency programs go, I think it'll be a good boost - even having the Rutgers name looks good (this prob will apply for RWJ as well). The up in NIH funding is prob a good thing, since that means more research for the hospital = more opportunities for residents = more fellowships.

    Also, new applicants - PLEASE don't be afraid to ask new questions (or PM me).
     
  19. robflanker

    robflanker 7+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Feb 17, 2009
    Messages:
    3,031
    Likes Received:
    71
    Status:
    Resident [Any Field]
    +1
     
  20. jerseytrash

    jerseytrash 2+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2011
    Messages:
    249
    Likes Received:
    7
    Status:
    Resident [Any Field]
    Congrats to my 4th year peeps for having the most baller match results in the past 10 years. Huge numbers of people going to top tier programs in surgery, medicine, subspecialty surgeries, peds, and many more.

    And a big F you to the haters
     
  21. profileprofile

    profileprofile 5+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2011
    Messages:
    18
    Likes Received:
    0
    Status:
    Medical Student
    That's awesome to hear- Are there any NJMS match lists going around yet?
     
  22. CherryRedDracul

    CherryRedDracul 2 Chainz Muscular Dystrophy 2+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2012
    Messages:
    1,214
    Likes Received:
    1,797
    Location:
    North America
    Status:
    Resident [Any Field]
    Verified
    Physician
    Courtesy of xaphelion. NJMS always takes forever posting their match list. Keep in mind this is a self-reported list.
     
  23. thesauce

    thesauce Senior Member Gold Donor 10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2005
    Messages:
    3,105
    Likes Received:
    199
    Status:
    Attending Physician
    Verified
    Physician
    Neurosurgery match success continues to be impressive
     
  24. Pharmacol90

    Pharmacol90 7+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2007
    Messages:
    125
    Likes Received:
    1
    Status:
    Non-Student
    Thanks for capturing the match info, CRD. An awesome match. Way to go, NJMS!
     
  25. giants25

    giants25 5+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2009
    Messages:
    328
    Likes Received:
    2
    Status:
    Pre-Medical
    .
     
    Last edited: Jul 17, 2013
  26. jerseytrash

    jerseytrash 2+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2011
    Messages:
    249
    Likes Received:
    7
    Status:
    Resident [Any Field]
    I have posted an updated list in the Match List thread on the main Allo forum page.

    Worth noting that in pretty much every specialty we matched a number of students to top tier or top-middle-tier schools. Our medicine match was extremely strong this year, as was our surgical subspecialty match.
     

About the ads

Share This Page