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

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10


How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"how can one use signal processing theory to remove noise from an epileptics EEG (wasn't quite related to me research, but a common statistical technique is used)" Report Response

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

"how do you see your professional career in a few years? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"asked to use the board to explain a complex computational biology concept (not in an intimidating way) " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read my reserach - read their reserach (got a list of interviewers before)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the city, the students, the facilities, rockefeller and ski. this place is unbelievable. the tri-institutional program is run amazingly well - and it offers resources and faciulty that are the best in the world. think about this - rockefeller for example has 75 faculty - 30 are national academy of science members, 12 lasker award winners, and 8 nobelists. chances are if you do you phd there - you will get an awesome person. this goes for cornell grad and sloan kettering cancer institute as well. just fantastic." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the dorm rooms are small for 1st years (but the housing is subsizided - you pay 460 bucks for a room in a location that would cost 2000 a month - not a bad deal). " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"parking cost me 50 bucks cause i didn't realize that 2 nights in manhatten was that expensive!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"the applicants were fantastic - very ivy heavy interview day - but almost everyone was very friendly and down to earth. they will be your classmates, so pay attention to 'em!" Report Response

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