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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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 the spark that prompted your interest in medicine?" -Posted 10/19/2005 | Report Response

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

"What were a few of your favorite undergraduate courses?" -Posted 10/19/2005 | Report Response

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

"Why didn't you get a recommendation from so-and-so?" -Posted 10/19/2005 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are your thoughts about Calculus?" -Posted 10/19/2005 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"nothing" -Posted 10/19/2005 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"lots of sleep" -Posted 10/19/2005 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students that i met seemed friendly; the clinical and research opportunities are unique." -Posted 10/19/2005 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the residence hall; the neighborhood; the fact that we only met about 4 students - was the admissions committee hiding something?" -Posted 10/19/2005 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing" -Posted 10/19/2005 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"there was no introduction and at no point did anybody from the admissions staff address the interviewees. The interview was conversational and friendly, and the tour guides were enthusiastic." -Posted 10/19/2005 | 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/18/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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