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  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What was the most interesting question?

"Standard questions" -Posted 12/07/2006 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Greatest problem in medicine" -Posted 12/07/2006 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, website, and reading applications" -Posted 12/07/2006 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great facilities and very good reputation. Freedom to have a life during medical school. " -Posted 12/07/2006 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Seemed that students were either in with the 'popular' crowd or not. A lot of perceptions that have already been listed on SDN seemed to play out. " -Posted 12/07/2006 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Pay attention to Columbia's location in New York. " -Posted 12/07/2006 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was good overall. My interviewer was very cold. I have mixed feelings about Columbia and will have to think about it a lot more. " -Posted 12/07/2006 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Discouraging

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/01/2006

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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