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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?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Explain what ______ class is about? (a nonscience class I took)" Report Response

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

"Why Columbia?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself ten years from now?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Explain what _______ is? (about a class I had took outside of science)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read sdn feedback, looked over amcas" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I liked their curriculum during first two years (more lecture oriented, P/F 1st year). Students do great in match esecially in surgical subspecialties. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Dorms were alright but don't like dorm living in general. Students were very full of themselves and 50% of their class came from harvard or yale. undergrad." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the students were so uptight (although I only met 5 or so)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really liked my interviewer. He just wanted to get to know me and what I would add to the Columbia community." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/18/2004

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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