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  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center School of Dental and Oral Surgery
  • Dental School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

No Response

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

1

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 have you been up to lately?" Report Response

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

"You're a musician, tell me more about instruments you've played." Report Response

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

"Tell me more about the sports you're involved with." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I'm thirsty, would you like anything to drink?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Not the most difficult, but rather a more interview type question: What would you like me to tell the admissions committee for you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the information packet upon arrival for the interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Biomedical curriculum, H/P/F grading system, class size, faculty, and of course the lunch." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Tuition cost, living expenses, clinic was closed due to flooding." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it was going to rain that day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall fun experience" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

LGA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hilton Garden Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

9/28/12

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Please include the travel information to Columbia in the interview invite rather than in an email a few days before the interview." Report Response

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