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  • Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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?

2

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)?

"Tell me about yourself" Report Response

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

"What can I answer about Cornell for you?" Report Response

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

"What is it about medicine that excites you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Given the current state of the health care system and its impact on physicians, why do you still want to be a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN website, Cornell website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I stayed with a host who I had known previously, and she seemed to really enjoy herself. Everyone I talked to seemed to be happy and content. REALLY nice, state-of-the-art facilities--anatomy lab with plasma screen TVs, PBL room with large apple monitor computers . . ." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The dorm style living. I guess you can get used to it. Oh, and they take way too many tests and quizzes--at least one every two weeks. They also have problem sets. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it would be freezing cold! I brought a skirt suit to wear when it was around 15 degrees outside." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Good. I really liked the clean and new facilities. New York is an awesome place. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/19/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

9 out of 10

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