Menu Icon Search
Close Search

< Response List


Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • 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

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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Did you take an MCAT prep course?" Report Response

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

"Are you prepared for life in NYC?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What kind of music do you like/play? (I'm a musician; I was very pleased that my interviewer and others had an interest in what interests me) " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you speak Spanish? (P&S is very involved in the surrounding, predominantly Dominican community.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the website, bulletin, spoke with students & residents. Thought about my interests & feelings about healthcare and life in general." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Awsome support for minority applicants. Great atmosphere in general." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My student hosts room was so small that we were basically spooning." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I think I was pretty well prepared. I would like to have not stumbled on the question about Spanish." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very comfortable. The are personal and easygoing. I was nervous coming from a relatively unknown public school; the only P&S student from my school tracked me down and talked with me for quite a while; I was very impressed." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/20/2003

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //