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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me what your friends would say about you. (asked in a really round about way)" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your background." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why NYC for medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you think that you can handle death? (Based upon a comment I had made regarding my clinical experiences)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my AMCAS, secondary, looked at their website, SDN, interview feedback, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything! Great facilities, nice neighborhood, mature and sincere students. I also liked how everything is geographically close, like within a block (med school, hospital, Rockefeller, Sloan-Kettering, housing, etc)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing. Well, the dorms suck, but I will have family housing anyway." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They are doing construction next door which makes the whole day feel like you are in a war zone. Seriously, like bombs are being dropped." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was so impressed with Cornell. All of the key features I am looking for in med school were there, as well as a great students and faculty community. Several other personal features clicked for me there, like the neighborhood, research interests, schools for little ones, etc." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2004

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