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  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center School of Dental and Oral Surgery
  • Dental School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"What are your extracurricular experiences?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Why do you want to go to dental school?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Any questions about Columbia?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked very little questions, he just kept asking me if I had any questions." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"Please explain your PAT score. (I did significantly worse on this section than on the rest of the DAT)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"studentdoctor.net" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They get their students into post-doctorate programs. They have also shifted to a pass fail grading system which reduces competition and have mentoring and tutoring programs for struggling students. The Columbia name is also very impressive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities are cramped and old. Clinical experience does not begin until pretty late. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The day was really long. It begins with a presentation about the school which is very informative. The tour showed us the school and the dorms which are both old and crowded. My interviewer was a very, very old man who at the time, I didnt think could hear me, and was difficult to interact with, but I got in, so he must've heard ok!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/11/2005

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?

7 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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