2 out of 10
At the school
"Tell me more about your thesis."
"Why are you doing ___ during your year off?"
"How did your parents feel about your decision to pursue medicine?"
"Tell me about your name."
"read medical ethics stuff, background on columbia - didn't matter at all. I'd say you should just be relaxed and ready to talk about yourself."
"Students were really enthusiastic and happy; they kept running into the admissions waiting room to answer our questions."
"food at Bard, but the rooms seemed fine."
"It was really relaxed. As opposed to other students' blind interviews it was clear that my interviewer had read my file, and he asked me questions that were extremely specific to my application. There were no "why medicine" or "why columbia" questions. Instead, we had a nice conversation about my experiences and interests."