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Interview Day

Scheduling an interview

Invited candidates will receive an email with instructions to schedule an interview using our online application system. Any applicant needing to request a change in scheduled interview dates must contact the Office of Admissions for assistance

Interview Format

Interview Day Program (2020-2021 application cycle)

Our goal is to host a virtual interview day program that will allow both you, as an applicant, and CMSRU, as a school, to gather reliable, valid information and provide a fair experience for all participants. Our interview format has been designed to give us insight into the character of each applicant. It is meant to be a relaxed conversation and not an interrogation. The virtual interview format is new to CMSRU and we acknowledge the unusual circumstances created by the coronavirus pandemic. Our intent is to keep the process transparent and as straightforward as possible for you as an applicant. We also acknowledge that unforeseen circumstances may arise that could impact a scheduled interview session and that we will work together with you to minimize and respond to these.

The planned program for the 2021 application cycle will include the following:

*The WebEx platform will be used for all virtual meetings and interviews
Please test in advance using the device you plan to use.
  1. Click this link -Test Webex Audio and Video
  2. Enter you name, email address and click the blue Join button.
  3. You may be prompted to download and install the Cisco WebEx application for your device.
  4. Join the test room and in the toolbar at the top click
    Audio >> Speaker, Microphone and Camera to test your speakers, microphone and camera.

You will be able to access recorded sessions at your convenience any time during the week of your scheduled interview.

Outline of Interview Day

8:30am - 9:00am Virtual Sign-in Available
9:00am - 9:40am

Welcome & Live Program

William Kocher, MD, Associate Dean of Admissions
Annette Reboli, MD, Dean, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
9:45am - 10:10am

Interactive Question & Answer Session

William Kocher, MD, Associate Dean of Admissions

Applicant Send Off

In advance of the interview day applicants will receive a personalized e-mail that contains a link to participate in a virtual interview with the admissions committee member for one of the 30 minute time slots listed below

(Requests for timeslots are not available, sorry)
Interview Timeslots
  • 10:20am - 11:50am (Interview Time Slot #1)

  • 11:05am - 11:35a (Interview Time slot #2)

  • 11:50am - 12:20pm (Interview Time slot #3)

12:30pm - 1:30pm Student Hosted Meet and Greet Session
1:00pm - 1:30pm

Various Discussion Group Hosted by Students

The links to access these groups will be available in your personalized email

MD Educational Program Videos

Student Affairs Office Videos

Research at CMSRU

Welcome Videos

CMSRU History, Awards and Facilities

Non-Discrimination at Rowan University

Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and supporting regulations, Rowan does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education programs or activities that it operates; this extends to admission and employment.

Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its supporting regulations may be directed to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education or to the University’s Associate Vice President and Title IX Coordinator:

Monise Princilus, Ed.S., Associate Vice President and Title IX Coordinator, Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Office of Student Equity & Compliance