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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Do you like opera?" Report Response

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

"Where else have you traveled?" Report Response

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

"What do you know about Columbia?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"they weren't, really." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why don't you like opera?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Didn't really prepare" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"enthusiasm of the tour guide, friendliness of the students, view from bard hall, ease of commute from downtown, cheap diner around the corner" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"some of the students seemed rather two-dimensional. lots of traditional, straight out of college folk. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Hotel Newton isn't worth what you pay for it. Bard Hall rooms are large enough to house an extra guest, so I wouldn't have had to sleep on the floor..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interviewer alternated between disagreeing with me and selling the school. I spent a lot of the interview wondering what the point of my being there was." 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 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?

Train or subway

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

3 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Newton

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/11/2006

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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