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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 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)?

"Why I chose my undergraduate college, my major, and a career in medicine." -Posted 12/02/2002 | Report Response

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

"Explain your research in simple terminology." -Posted 12/02/2002 | Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 20 years, not only in terms of a career." -Posted 12/02/2002 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I was asked to summarize a paper about post-revisionist history and the Cold War that I wrote freshman year. (One of my recommendations must have mentioned it.)" -Posted 12/02/2002 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re-read my application." -Posted 12/02/2002 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were very positive and seemed to be very supportive of one another." -Posted 12/02/2002 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The first-year housing is pretty horrible." -Posted 12/02/2002 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Even though Columbia interviews are supposed to be pretty stress-free, my interviewer was very argumentative. Hopefully that's just his style, but maybe he just didn't like me. " -Posted 12/02/2002 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/14/2002

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