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  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 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?

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)?

"Tell me about yourself?" Report Response

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

"Explain trends in transcript?" Report Response

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

"How my family feels about me entering medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Not really interesting...but how do your parents feel about you wanting to become a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website, reading about Columbia, preparing answers in advance." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"It was very laid back. The students arent arrogant as I thought, I love the surrounding community - very diverse, urban -- and it is safe. Bard hall aint that bad." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really - except that all interviewees were from Ivy League Schools. I'm from Stanford, but Columbia doesnt seem very diverse in which schools the select student from. Just a handful of liberal arts, or state schools represented." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing much..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall very chill...I left feeling more excited about the school than before I came." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/03/2003

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