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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?

6 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)?

"why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"what do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"tell me about your research" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who is your favorite artist? What galleries do you visit in the city? (I was an art major)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No difficult questions really - just standard ''why do you want to be a doctor''" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"researched the website, talked to current students, thought about how i might phrase discussion of my interests and background" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everyone was very friendly, students seemed really enthusiastic and happy, facilities were impressive and new, faculty was very involved in encouraging students and allowing them engage in observation or research not necessarily affiliated with the formal curriculum" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"one of the tour guides seemed overbearing and trying to sell the school to hard - it doesn't need to be sold; one of the tour guides expressed concern over pbl and its balance with other forms of learning; during lunch a bunch of first-years came in and while some were quite friendly and informative, others just awkwardly stood in the back or simply talked to each other" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing really - already knew quite a bit about the school" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"conversational interviews, interviewers seemed friendly and accepting - no one challenged any of my answers which i had semi-expected; interviewing schedule was a bit disorganized but they handled conflicts well" 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/27/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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