2 out of 10
7 out of 10
At the school
"Why medicine after your graduate degree?"
"How did you get where you are now? (I have gone to school in really different places)"
"Tell me about your family (I have a spouse and child)"
"Nothing out of the ordinary, but a nice conversation."
"Again, very conversational, not a difficult interview at all."
"Read my AMCAS, secondary, looked at their website, SDN, interview feedback, etc."
"Nice setup for the interviews. Nice view of the river from the west side of campus."
"Ugh what a disorganized day (there was a big event at the school which screwed everything up). The tour guide was a first year so he/she wasn't very familiar with the campus. The admissions office wasn't overly friendly compared to other schools."
"They changed the time of my interview before I arrived without telling me until I got there. It screwed up the rest of my day."
"People seem to just love Columbia med from what I have read on SDN. However, I wasn't blown away compared to other NYC schools, and the area was less than stellar. Also, everything seemed old and run down. The students seem really happy though."