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  • Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"when did you realize you wanted to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Why biology (my major)?" Report Response

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

"are there any questions that you would like me to ask that I haven't asked already?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what do you think about race relations at your current undergraduate institution?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, my app, school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the curriculum, the dean, the format of the final exam (called the triple-jumper...i think), the low stress level" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"call a cab rather than waving one down...I hear it's cheaper for you when you call them and have them pick you up" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was really impressed by Cornell...more so than I expected. I came away from the experience feeling that I could see myself there as a student and being really happy. The interview day wasn't stressful at all. The dean himself interviewed some of the students and his welcome speech/talk didn't feel like it was scripted. He was really talking to us from the heart. I was very impressed by this school" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2004

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