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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?

1 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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 do you do for fun?" -Posted 02/12/2007 | Report Response

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

"talk to me about your time at employer X?" -Posted 02/12/2007 | Report Response

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

"i really think he only asked me those two questions in 40 minutes" -Posted 02/12/2007 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"nothing interesting" -Posted 02/12/2007 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"nothing difficult" -Posted 02/12/2007 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read app" -Posted 02/12/2007 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities are great" -Posted 02/12/2007 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"it was a weak tour, and i just didn't get a great feeling for the students or the campus. they really needed to increase the amount of time we spent with students. plus, it's the only school i've visited that did not offer student hosting" -Posted 02/12/2007 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how easy the interview would be" -Posted 02/12/2007 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"i was expecting columbia to be a little more hard core based on its reputation. but i think the guy asked me to softball questions and then talked and talked and talked about everything under the sun. it was like visiting your parent's neighbors. " -Posted 02/12/2007 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

JFK

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2004

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 out of 10

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