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  • Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

2 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

2 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?

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)?

"Where are your parents from?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about xx activity." Report Response

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

"What do you think about current health care debate? What is the most important thing about it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"My parents...described in detail about their upbringing and immigration" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Health care debate question, as it was a stress interview and the interviewer kept questioning me and did not like any of my answers." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked on Google Maps to figure out which subways to take. Put on my suit at a local McDonalds (after eating breakfast there of course)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"First interviewer was super nice and chill. Beautiful day." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Student-led tour Stress interview Lack of student host (they couldn't find me one) H/P/F curriculum A med student at lunch seemed more interested in talking to a college friend (interviewee) rather than to everyone" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"n/a" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The 2nd interview left a very sour taste in my mouth" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

JFK/LGA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2009

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

5 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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

4 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Student tour guides kind of blew off certain places (library) saying if we've seen one, we've seen t" Report Response

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