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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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)?

"your parents are doctors?" -Posted 11/10/2005 | Report Response

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

"just chatting about me." -Posted 11/10/2005 | Report Response

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

"..." -Posted 11/10/2005 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"none. was asked about specific items in my app." -Posted 11/10/2005 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"same as above. the interviewer said a bunch of nice things about my app essay." -Posted 11/10/2005 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN and the sparse info on the columbia website." -Posted 11/10/2005 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the school and housing are practically on the same block as the hospital. the lecture hall i saw had little remotes so that all the students could answer questions in class and the results would appear at the front of the class. like polling the audience." -Posted 11/10/2005 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"bard hall is like a college freshman dorm. old single rooms, one kitchen per floor... as others have mentioned, the students were obsessed with where the interviewees went to college. it seemed that most students were straight from college and a bit self-absorbed. they also seemed a bit sheltered." -Posted 11/10/2005 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how much freshman-year-of-college vibe the place gives off." -Posted 11/10/2005 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"very laid back. super nice interviewer. no challenges whatsoever. the hospital is fine. great in neuro, which is my primary interest. lunch was ok, just lacking in flavor." -Posted 11/10/2005 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

Where did you stay?

Hotel

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

the lucerne

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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

$401-$500

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/20/2005

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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