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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

How you think you did?

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)?

"Tell me about your family and your background." -Posted 11/18/2004 | Report Response

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

"What was the moment at which you realized both intellectually and emotionally that you wanted to pursue this path (i'm an older student). " -Posted 11/18/2004 | Report Response

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

"Tell me about [your college extracurriculars]. " -Posted 11/18/2004 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What were your findings regarding teen pregnancy? (I worked in the South Bronx doing research there). " -Posted 11/18/2004 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none-- it was a very conversational interview. My interviewer was very nice and made me feel very very comfortable. I was surprised that he brought up some extracurriculars I did-- he asked me what Science Olympiad was (I ran the Bio-Process event for the state of IL for a few years). " -Posted 11/18/2004 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, re-read AMCAS, secondary. " -Posted 11/18/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the people! they are so wonderful-- even those being interviewed with me were nice and we all got along great!" -Posted 11/18/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing. i love this school!!!!" -Posted 11/18/2004 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviewer really tailored his questions to my file and my specific experiences" -Posted 11/18/2004 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think that they really try to foster a noncompteitive atmosphere. The students were all really interesting and were interested in me as an applicant. I think it would be a great place to go!" -Posted 11/18/2004 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/17/2001

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