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  • 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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 brought you to medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about _________ activity." Report Response

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

"Why should we accept you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"It wasn't a question exactly, but the interviewer surprised me with a comment on an aspect of my background/application." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why should we accept you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview feedback, mock interview questions from Career Services, website, primary and secondary apps" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewer was very down-to-earth, genuine, and friendly. The facilities were not as bad as I expected. To be honest, I had low expectations for the school on the whole, so I came out pleasantly surprised." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"While the students were friendly, I wish they were a little more diverse. I also think there could have been more administrative involvement in the day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was pretty conversational, without too many surprises." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/06/2008

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

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Smile more." Report Response

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