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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"What did you find in your research?" -Posted 09/15/2004 | Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family." -Posted 09/15/2004 | Report Response

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

"Your application states that you played rugby--what position did you play?" -Posted 09/15/2004 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" -Posted 09/15/2004 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What did you like best about your undergraduate institution?" -Posted 09/15/2004 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the application, went online to learn about the school, and practiced fake interviews." -Posted 09/15/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty and students were enthusiastic and surprisingly normal. The students seemed like they were having a lot of fun at med school, going out at night and not stressing out..which is not quite what I had expected." -Posted 09/15/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"We did not get to see the anatomy lab." -Posted 09/15/2004 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"First year is all pass/fail--pleasant surprise." -Posted 09/15/2004 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The tour could have been longer, and there could have been a formal info session, but I was very impressed with the school." -Posted 09/15/2004 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2004

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