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  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about your missionary experiences in Panama." -Posted 01/14/2003 | Report Response

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

"Why did you choose to attend a small religious college in Hawaii for you undergraduate work?" -Posted 01/14/2003 | Report Response

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

"He asked me about French Literature." -Posted 01/14/2003 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"He asked me what I knew about French Literature." -Posted 01/14/2003 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too hard." -Posted 01/14/2003 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through a magazine about the school, checked the website, talked to a friend in a P&S graduate program." -Posted 01/14/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is nice, the hospital are cool, the Dominican neighborhood rocks." -Posted 01/14/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." -Posted 01/14/2003 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, I had already been to the school and done alot of reading about Columbia, so I was not too surprised." -Posted 01/14/2003 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Columbia is an amazing place. Much has been said about how dangerous Washingotn Heights is and how ghetto Bard Hall is, but its mostly all hype. If you have always lived somewhere really nice, Columbia might be a little uncomfortable for you. Otherwise I think that it is a wondrful place. I find Columbia especially attractive as a place to become fluent in medical Spanish." -Posted 01/14/2003 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/06/2003

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