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  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 was the most interesting question?

"Standard questions" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Greatest problem in medicine" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, website, and reading applications" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great facilities and very good reputation. Freedom to have a life during medical school. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Seemed that students were either in with the 'popular' crowd or not. A lot of perceptions that have already been listed on SDN seemed to play out. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Pay attention to Columbia's location in New York. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was good overall. My interviewer was very cold. I have mixed feelings about Columbia and will have to think about it a lot more. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Discouraging

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/01/2006

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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