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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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Tell me about this experience.." -Posted 10/05/2006 | Report Response

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

"What do you do when you aren't studying/volunteering?" -Posted 10/05/2006 | Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family and how they influenced your life" -Posted 10/05/2006 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What kind of camera do you use? (I have done photography in the past)" -Posted 10/05/2006 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None, very laid back, nice interview" -Posted 10/05/2006 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read up on school, talked to med school students" -Posted 10/05/2006 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students were very nice and helpful, they seem to be able to balance a lot of work yet still have the time to participate in a lot of activities, faculty is very positive. " -Posted 10/05/2006 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"We didn't really see too much of the facilities" -Posted 10/05/2006 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How quickly the subway can get you uptown, I was there an hour early" -Posted 10/05/2006 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was with a very, very nice man who I had a great conversation with. Unlike many other interviewers, he seems more interested in just getting to know me as a person than have me re-state my application. " -Posted 10/05/2006 | 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2006

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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