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  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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)?

"Why medicine?" -Posted 07/17/2017 | Report Response

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

"What questions do you have for me?" -Posted 07/17/2017 | Report Response

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

"Interview only lasted ten minutes then he talked about himself for an hour" -Posted 07/17/2017 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"See above" -Posted 07/17/2017 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above" -Posted 07/17/2017 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview" -Posted 07/17/2017 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nothing" -Posted 07/17/2017 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Interviewer said I was ready to be a mother which I thought was sexist. Interviewer hadn't read my personal statement. Interviewer hardly asked me any questions." -Posted 07/17/2017 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That interviewer would be dismissive of me. I would not have bothered to come to the interview" -Posted 07/17/2017 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This doesn't reflect well on the school" -Posted 07/17/2017 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

February 17

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

5 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?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 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?

"You really shouldn't trust random doctors to do one on one interviews" -Posted 07/17/2017 | Report Response

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