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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"What book are you reading now?" Report Response

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

"Tell me 3 strengths...3 weaknesses." Report Response

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

"Biggest health care prob?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Doctors aren't a bad people, how did this disparity come to exist?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What can you contribute/how are you unique type question..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"same ol" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities, NYC, MS2-4 apartments, my interviewers(!), students" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"well I noticed noone placed in neurology this year, and a student candidly relayed that you can tell a lot about the strengths of a schools clerkship programs based on what specialties students match to - in other words, their neuro rotation isn't the best...hoping i could do it at another nyc hospital if i were to go there" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I'm on the fence about their reliance on PBL; I talked to a resident there that also went to Cornell med and he told me it can be a waste of time and that years 1-2 seemed horrible to him, but when he got to rotations he fell in love with the school; just don't know how to interpret the strengths of the PBL..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great day, great interviewers, I left feeling overall enthusiastic about the school (and of course NYC)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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