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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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 was the most interesting question?

"About my specific clinical experiences-" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"N/A" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read promo materials" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewer seemed to be a an intelligent, interesting, genuine person. I thoroughly enjoyed speaking with him, and left the interview inspired to become a better doctor. Also the chance to work with a diverse community and the new children's hospital" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Students who came to talk while sitting in the interview waiting room at PnS and their sense of entitlement, fact that almost none of the students become primary care physicians after graduation, importance placed on getting the "best" residencies and how Columbia helps with this." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Huge percentage of students from Ivy Leagues. Very low percentage of married/older students." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was impressed by the faculty I met, but was slightly turned off by the students I met" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/05/2003

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