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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)?

"How did you get here? (To which I said I took the train) - You are a New Yorker, so are you familiar with the neighborhood?" -Posted 12/01/2003 | Report Response

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

"What are your hobbies, what do you do in your spare time? What do you do for exercise?" -Posted 12/01/2003 | Report Response

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

"Why did you choose your undergrad university?" -Posted 12/01/2003 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why did you choose your undergraduate school?" -Posted 12/01/2003 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really, it was a conversation about my family and hobbies. " -Posted 12/01/2003 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over my file, SDN" -Posted 12/01/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How happy everyone is at the school. All the students have nothing but good things to say about it - and they all seem to form a community and work together. " -Posted 12/01/2003 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Absolutely Nothing, even Bard is ok." -Posted 12/01/2003 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they interview just about everyone who applies... there were 30 people in one day, a little intimidating for me." -Posted 12/01/2003 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I absolutely love the school, it is definetly my number one choice. The people are extremely friendly, the students are smart and happy and the facilities are pleasant enough to want to spend four years studying there. There were a lot of people interviewing that day but the interview itself was great - like talking to a friend or relative. " -Posted 12/01/2003 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/25/2003

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