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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?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"just asked me to expand upon my resume" -Posted 10/30/2008 | Report Response

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

"Why Columbia?" -Posted 10/30/2008 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"none" -Posted 10/30/2008 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" -Posted 10/30/2008 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"website" -Posted 10/30/2008 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the children's hospital is stunning" -Posted 10/30/2008 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the fact that almost all 1st years live in the nasty dorms" -Posted 10/30/2008 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that I would have almost 3 hours down time between my interview and lunch to do nothing" -Posted 10/30/2008 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

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?

10/29/2008

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?

5 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

3 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

1 out of 10

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