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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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 is the difference between Medicine and Music? Music and Art? Art and Medicine? (I have a very strong art and music background)" Report Response

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

"What is your favorite genre of art?" Report Response

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

"How do you react to antagonism? Are you ok when people disagree with you? Do you think that you could handle a problem-based learning format?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the difference between Medicine and Music? Music and Art? Art and Medicine? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about your life, starting with your earliest memory. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over my secondary application and AMCAS application, read SDF, looked at cornell's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How friendly and happy the students were, the beautiful and modern facilities for 1st year students, how laid-back the interviewers were, the fact that both interviewers were heads of their departments, how Cornell is dedicated to diversity, internationalism, and supporting minority students" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The other interviewees were stuck-up, not necessarily people that I would want to attend classes with" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"What a positive and relaxed experience the interview would be" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Take the afternoon interviews. That way, you are fed lunch and given an hour-long tour of the campus before your interview. You are much more knowledgeable of the school at that point, and in a better position to be asking educated questions " 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?

2-3 hours

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?

10/07/2001

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

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