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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 was it like growing up in...?" -Posted 11/25/2004 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about Columbia on the website, read SDN postings." -Posted 11/25/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewer was old, sweet and nice. The school facilities, hospital, and 2nd-4th year dorms were all fantastic." -Posted 11/25/2004 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview day was extremely disorganized. The curriculum seems somewhat old-fashioned and the students were pretty stressed-out. " -Posted 11/25/2004 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Columbia turns out a huge number of surgeons- this is not the place to go if you are interested in primary care." -Posted 11/25/2004 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very conversational and relaxed. The questions were straight off my application." -Posted 11/25/2004 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/19/2004

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