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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 would your family and friends say about you?" Report Response

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

"What is your biggest regret?" Report Response

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

"Who is someone you respect and why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could have one day to do anything, what would you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Besides EVERYTHING we talked about, tell me what how you would want me to present you to the admissions committee in one sentence?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, med school website, reviewed app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are great. They have a lot of money up there. The students are very happy. The curriculum is great and is set up to allow you a lot of free time. Dorms are nice and an incredible deal for that part of Manhattan (or anywhere for that matter)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour guides seemed to love the school, but weren't the most talkative people. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was under the impression that they only had wealthy patients up there, but most departments have up to 40% medicaid patients. Much more diverse patient population than I thought." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I gave a high stress rating to this interview only because I really want to go there and it was my first interview where they actually asked those hard questions. It was also hard to get a read on the interviwers. They didn't give away whether they liked your answers or not." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/12/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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