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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

How you think you did?

7 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?

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)?

"Why do you want to come to Cornell?" Report Response

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

"What do you like about NYC?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about a rewarding experience you had that shows me what kind of person you are." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"In a non-academic setting, what action or inaction do you regret the most?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Familiarize yourself with the curriculum and the philosophy behind the medical education at Cornell. The website is extremely helpful. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school breeds this atmosphere of positivity - you see it in the students, the administrative staff, and the faculty. The interviews were very conversational, and it seems they really want to help you in the process of showing them who you are. The medical students are very enthusiasitic, and extremely engaging." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The campus is under a great deal of construction, and no matter where you are it seems there's a lot of commotion outside - try to tune out all the distractions around you." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Its REALLY nothing to be worried or stressed-out about. Relax." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I walked away from my interviews feeling like I had a good conversation. They're not shy about emphasizing how happy their students are, and it shows. If PBL is your thing, this is your school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/14/2004

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