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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

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)?

"It was very conversational. Questions weren't probing, they were just continuations of our conversation. The interview covered talking about my research (not down to specifics, more of what I liked about it and learned from it), what I like to do for fun outside of school." -Posted 01/16/2009 | Report Response

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

"The interviewer spent a lot of time discussing the new curriculum with me, it was very helpful. " -Posted 01/16/2009 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my secondary and AMCAS applications, researched the new class of '13 curriculum. " -Posted 01/16/2009 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Opportunities to practice medicine every day, starting day 1 of medical school. Faculty work directly with students. " -Posted 01/16/2009 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Housing, eek! It's a lot of money for a 10 x 12 dorm room without a kitchen or bathroom, but I've heard that for new york, it's a good deal. Definitely worth it for the school, though. " -Posted 01/16/2009 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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

$101-$200

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/14/2009

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?

5 out of 10

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

5 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

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