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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?

3 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 did I go to my high school?" -Posted 01/22/2004 | Report Response

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

"What did I learn from some random class I took two years ago, and not medically related. I had forgotten about that class." -Posted 01/22/2004 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about X (in my essay)." -Posted 01/22/2004 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where do you see yourself within medicine in twenty years?" -Posted 01/22/2004 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Talked to faculty." -Posted 01/22/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"THE PEOPLE. Students, other applicants offered interviews, teachers. . . Everyone was VERY sharp. This school seemed to be top-notch." -Posted 01/22/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewer didn't ask me enough questions to really get to know me. It was comfortable during the interview, but I walked out wishing he had put me on the spot with deeper questions. In this way I felt like an average applicant that wasn't needed. Oh well." -Posted 01/22/2004 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The day is really short: mine was from 10:30 to 1:30." -Posted 01/22/2004 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"School was great. After seeing it, it became my first choice among fourteen big names." -Posted 01/22/2004 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/14/2004

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