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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

1

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)?

"Why XYZ major?" Report Response

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

"Questions about experiences." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you feel about using dying babies as organ donors?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you see medicine changing over the next 10 years?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I didnt" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Opportunities were endless! The school has lots of money, and students definitely get to dip into the pot. Also, the financial aid rocks for poor people." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Bard Hall sucks, but at least it is close to the school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That NYC transit workers were going to strike." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, a very positive experience. The students seemed to really like the school, and I didnt get the anti-public school feeling that many people mention. The one and only faculty interview started out slow, but by the end we discovered many mutual interests and believes about the future of medicine. I REALLY want to go to this school." 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 primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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