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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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?

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 are some of your weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"Lots of questions about my research." Report Response

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

"Is there anything we haven't talked about that you wanted to tell me?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think the Higgs Boson exists? (I was a physics tutor and mentioned I liked the subject)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you allocate the money given to Alzheimer's disease research? (I was working in AD clinical research)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading up on SDN, mock interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. The location is unbeatable. The facilities are sparkling. Curriculum is cutting edge (they are free at 1pm every day). The resources and programs they offer in research and global health are unparalleled. My interviewers were truly invested in getting to know me." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I guess the dorm-like MS1 apartments. Bathroom shared with neighbor, kitchen shared with floor. But for $600 a month that's a bargain for the location, and I suppose it builds class camaraderie..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I had buttoned only the 2nd button on my blazer on accident..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Fantastic school. Would love to live in NYC." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

JFK

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/26/2011

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

10 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?

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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Loved that they responded to my in-the-area email. They let me choose an interview date to my liking as well." Report Response

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