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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"How have you liked your experience at a state school?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your study abroad experience." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The whole process was very conversational. The most interesting part was discussing my time abroad." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why am I choosing to go into medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the website and brushed up on their curriculum." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The location and the facilities. Also the pass/fail nature of the curriculum." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The dorms. There's one single kitchen in the whole freshman dorm. The fact that they're changing the curriculum next year... could go either way." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really enjoyed my experience at Columbia. The program seems really strong and the current students seemed to really enjoy it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

JFK

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2008

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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