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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?

9 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 Columbia?" -Posted 11/20/2004 | Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" -Posted 11/20/2004 | Report Response

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

"Tell me about your volunteer work at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital." -Posted 11/20/2004 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Since you come from a bicultural family, how do you think the different medical views of these cultures have influence you?" -Posted 11/20/2004 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" -Posted 11/20/2004 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Columbia website, reread essays" -Posted 11/20/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students seem really happy to be there. Lots of students stopped by the interview lounge between classes to chat with us." -Posted 11/20/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was the first interview and had to wait four hours until the lunch/tour. Also, there was no lunch for vegetarians. I also would have really appreciated a financial aid talk." -Posted 11/20/2004 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The students and the interview were the most positive aspect of my day." -Posted 11/20/2004 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/25/2004

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