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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 was it like growing up in...?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about Columbia on the website, read SDN postings." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewer was old, sweet and nice. The school facilities, hospital, and 2nd-4th year dorms were all fantastic." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview day was extremely disorganized. The curriculum seems somewhat old-fashioned and the students were pretty stressed-out. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Columbia turns out a huge number of surgeons- this is not the place to go if you are interested in primary care." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very conversational and relaxed. The questions were straight off my application." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/19/2004

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