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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"Why did you choose to apply to Columbia P&S?" -Posted 03/01/2009 | Report Response

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

"Why did you go to X University for undergrad?" -Posted 03/01/2009 | Report Response

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

"Are you planning on staying in NY after graduation?" -Posted 03/01/2009 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why did you choose to apply to Columbia P&S?" -Posted 03/01/2009 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you choose to apply to Columbia P&S?" -Posted 03/01/2009 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked up website and curriculum." -Posted 03/01/2009 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The lack of stress in the interview and the conversational nature. There was no sense of loaded questions whatsoever." -Posted 03/01/2009 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tardiness of interview (I went 1 hour after I was told I would)" -Posted 03/01/2009 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

LaGuardia International Airport

Where did you stay?

Hotel

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Wellington Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 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?

01/07/2009

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?

10 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?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Make the application process more electronic." -Posted 03/01/2009 | Report Response

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