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Individual Response

  • 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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"What did you find in your research?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your family." Report Response

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

"Your application states that you played rugby--what position did you play?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What did you like best about your undergraduate institution?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the application, went online to learn about the school, and practiced fake interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty and students were enthusiastic and surprisingly normal. The students seemed like they were having a lot of fun at med school, going out at night and not stressing out..which is not quite what I had expected." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"We did not get to see the anatomy lab." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"First year is all pass/fail--pleasant surprise." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The tour could have been longer, and there could have been a formal info session, but I was very impressed with the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2004

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