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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?

10 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)?

"Tell me about your research" -Posted 02/18/2009 | Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" -Posted 02/18/2009 | Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 25 years?" -Posted 02/18/2009 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where do you see yourself in 25 years?" -Posted 02/18/2009 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you do for fun? (??) Nothing was difficult" -Posted 02/18/2009 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my essays and my AMCAS. My interviewer had definitely read it thoroughly." -Posted 02/18/2009 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"New York!" -Posted 02/18/2009 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Dorms, no formal presentation by admissions office, little info about financial aid" -Posted 02/18/2009 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If you like breakfast, eat it before you get there. Should have brought some kind of jacket to wear over my suit for when we walked outside." -Posted 02/18/2009 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My student host was super awesome. His whole floor of buddies were super awesome. Luckily I was there right after their week of tests, so everyone was relaxed." -Posted 02/18/2009 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Long Island

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

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

$201-$300

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/17/2009

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?

6 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

3 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

3 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"ZERO formal presentation? hmm" -Posted 02/18/2009 | Report Response

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