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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Explain what ______ class is about? (a nonscience class I took)" -Posted 02/18/2005 | Report Response

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

"Why Columbia?" -Posted 02/18/2005 | Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself ten years from now?" -Posted 02/18/2005 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Explain what _______ is? (about a class I had took outside of science)" -Posted 02/18/2005 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None." -Posted 02/18/2005 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read sdn feedback, looked over amcas" -Posted 02/18/2005 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I liked their curriculum during first two years (more lecture oriented, P/F 1st year). Students do great in match esecially in surgical subspecialties. " -Posted 02/18/2005 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Dorms were alright but don't like dorm living in general. Students were very full of themselves and 50% of their class came from harvard or yale. undergrad." -Posted 02/18/2005 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the students were so uptight (although I only met 5 or so)." -Posted 02/18/2005 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really liked my interviewer. He just wanted to get to know me and what I would add to the Columbia community." -Posted 02/18/2005 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/18/2004

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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