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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 you think you did?

5 out of 10


How long was the interview?

15 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 is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"why medicine?" Report Response

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

"what speciality training are you interested in pursuing?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How come you don't have an accent (I grew up in Africa and studied part of college in the UK)?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why medicine (tried to avoid the typical "cause I wanna help people" response)?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"didn't really prepare" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"how exceptionally well P&S graduates do in the board. the fact that P&S students engage in more extracurricular activities than any other medical school. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the interview day was not very well organized. P&S is obviously not located in the nicest part of NYC." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that even though they say "we would like to have you at P&S from 11:45AM" doesn't mean that you can't have a 10:30AM interview scheduled (good thing i decided to be there at 10:15AM). " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"the least stressful interview that I ever had (maybe it was because my interviewer was not impressed by anything in my record and thus didn't have any specific questions to ask). the school isn't very pretty. i didn't like the fact that there were no financial aid or admission process shpeels." Report Response

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