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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Extracurriculars" -Posted 12/16/2006 | Report Response

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

"Why did you choose your undergrad?" -Posted 12/16/2006 | Report Response

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

"Why Columbia?" -Posted 12/16/2006 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"n/a" -Posted 12/16/2006 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"n/a" -Posted 12/16/2006 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"previous experience, school's website" -Posted 12/16/2006 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"overall personality was very helpful and chill, much less ''gunner-ish'' than I expected (though it's hard to tell). P/F first year sets the tone, and the people seem really cool and social, like they genuinely like each other. So much to do outside of school, through P&S Club and NYC overall." -Posted 12/16/2006 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Bard Hall has a lot of construction going on, pretty much taking out bricks and putting new ones in the same place to follow an NYC law, though it should be over by end of '07." -Posted 12/16/2006 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I wasn't incredibly sold on the school beforehand, but the people made me feel very comfortable and now it is a top choice." -Posted 12/16/2006 | 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?

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?

12/15/2006

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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