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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?

5 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?

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)?

"Tell me about your undergraduate institution." -Posted 12/05/2008 | Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family/background." -Posted 12/05/2008 | Report Response

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

"What was your favorite class as an undergraduate?" -Posted 12/05/2008 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Define the term_________. (Picked it from my research explanation)." -Posted 12/05/2008 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See interesting question. But overall, no extremely difficult question." -Posted 12/05/2008 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, School Website, Reviewed my application, practiced questions." -Posted 12/05/2008 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Amazing city, New York! Also the professional manner of the school and the student host program. All the students seemed VERY happy!" -Posted 12/05/2008 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." -Posted 12/05/2008 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really...interviews can be in various buildings around the "campus."" -Posted 12/05/2008 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Would love to go here. Also, decisions aren't mailed until around March 1st, so don't worry if you don't hear back in the standard 4-8 weeks!" -Posted 12/05/2008 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

Newark

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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

$501+

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2008

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?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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