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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"I was asked to explain each of my bad grades from college" Report Response

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

"They asked me to talk about the research I am currently doing" Report Response

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

"What was the path that lead to my wanting to become a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Considering the state of medicine today (with HMO's and malpractice insurance) why would someone of my generation want to enter the field of medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Anything else I should let the committee know about you? (this was the third time she asked me this question)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the website Reviewed my application and research" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The size of the dorm rooms" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Some of the interviews required a fair amount of walking in order to get there, and most of it was outside in the cold." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall it was a good experience, although one of the interviewers was pretty harsh both to me and the guy who went after me. I felt as if I had to defend myself instead of "sell myself" which was a bit nerve racking." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2002

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