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  • 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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What was the most interesting question?

"No questions were asked; it was really just a friendly conversation ranging in topic from rubgy to our families to European history to beer-tasting." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over SDN & my secondary." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. The students were AMAZING and the location -- NYC -- is great. New Presbyterian children's hospital attached to medical center = gorgeous. I effing love this school and it has catapulted to my #1 choice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Bard Hall is not amazing but it's fine by me. The area around P&S is not posh & upper-class, but again, that's fine by me. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How amazing this school is. People can badmouth P&S on this website all they like, but speaking as someone with no agenda and all other things being equal, this school is ridiculously wonderful and I would consider myself extremely fortunate to study here." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I interviewed with a kindly old man who really just wanted to chat about anything and everything. What a wonderful experience!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

LGA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/29/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

10 out of 10

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