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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

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 brings you to Columbia?" -Posted 10/10/2008 | Report Response

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

"Tell me about [a class I took]. What was it like?" -Posted 10/10/2008 | Report Response

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

"When did you know you wanted to become a doctor?" -Posted 10/10/2008 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was it like working with 12-year-olds? (at a summer camp)" -Posted 10/10/2008 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None!" -Posted 10/10/2008 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN" -Posted 10/10/2008 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything! The students, the P&S club, the location, the faculty..." -Posted 10/10/2008 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" -Posted 10/10/2008 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"NYC is amazzzzzzing." -Posted 10/10/2008 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Loved it! They couldn't be nicer there!" -Posted 10/10/2008 | 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?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

Laguardia

Where did you stay?

Hotel

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hilton New York

How would you rate the hotel?

10 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?

10/10/2008

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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

4 out of 10

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