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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 you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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 can Columbia do that would make you want to come here? " -Posted 10/16/2005 | Report Response

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

"What kind of poetry do you like to write?" -Posted 10/16/2005 | Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family." -Posted 10/16/2005 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What can Columbia do that would make you want to come here? (I was not expecting that one)" -Posted 10/16/2005 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Absolutely none" -Posted 10/16/2005 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over the school's website and freshened up on US healthcare issues." -Posted 10/16/2005 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly and enthusiastic the students were about Columbia, and that they give out a good number of merit scholarships each year." -Posted 10/16/2005 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Bard Hall. Not the greatest, although you do get a good view of the river." -Posted 10/16/2005 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the location is not the greatest. It's pretty far uptown and it doesn't seem like there's all that much to do up there. But this is NYC, so there's the subway to take you anywhere." -Posted 10/16/2005 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very stress-free and relaxed. It didn't feel at all like an interview, but more like the kind of conversation you have with someone interesting you meet waiting for the bus or at the store or something." -Posted 10/16/2005 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/03/2005

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

9 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?

6 out of 10

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