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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

One

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 extracurricular" -Posted 02/28/2010 | Report Response

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

"Tell me about your current research/job" -Posted 02/28/2010 | Report Response

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

"What did you learn working as a research assistant in the emergency room?" -Posted 02/28/2010 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re-read AMCAS and secondary applications, website, SDN interview feedback," -Posted 02/28/2010 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Campus, students, extracurricular opportunities. Day was very organized." -Posted 02/28/2010 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

No Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"Students who interviewed for Columbia-Bassett program had lunch with only one student and did not receive a complete campus tour. Wish we had opportunity to meet and speak with more NYC students." -Posted 02/28/2010 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/18/2009

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 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?

5 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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