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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Why Columbia?" Report Response

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

"What are you doing right now?" Report Response

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

"Why dr?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"none" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"school website, med school book, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Extremely friendly and enthusiastic students who all claimed to get along and be really close will all their classmates ... students not involved with tour or admissions also stopped in when they walked by the room we were waiting in to say hello ask if we had any questions, give advice, and tell us how much they love it" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the area of the city and the campus is kinda blah and loud ... you most likely live in dorms the first year and speand money eating out or ordering in most of the time" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"wear good walking shoes ... they tell you, but they are serious ... bring a wind resistant umbrella" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"very good day - easy interview - the Dr. mostly talked to entire time and sold the school to me I really had little chance to say anything - nice tour - very friendly people" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

JFK

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/27/2005

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

8 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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