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  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • 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 was the most interesting question?

"What is the most pressing question in science today? " Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Should pharmaceutical companies be allowed to develop drugs against life-threatening diseases (malaria, AIDS), or should they be limited to developing quality of life drugs (e.g. viagara)?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I didn't really prepare for this one." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great students, a distinguished history of clinical education and innovation, NYC" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It seems like about half the class is from Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Penn, etc. This is not something to be concerned about as the students were really down to earth, but it is something you might want to be aware of. Also, the rumour that columbia picks only good-looking people seems to be true, although it looks like they let the MD/PhD students slide on this requirement. They even hand out a facebook of current students during the interview. " Report Response

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