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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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)?

"So tell me about these schools here (I had gone to more than one college)." Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"So, what did you do at ___? (My undergrad)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"Do you play any musical instruments?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you play any musical instruments?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"So, what did you do at ___? (My undergrad)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, tried to get plenty of sleep, got there early." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Though older, the equipment and labs are all very nice, and there are many planned remodels. ALso, the high rate of specialization was really nice. The best thing was that the faculty were so friendly, Dr. Davis and Dr. Macmanus were totally awesome and joked the entire time, while still doing their best to make the school seem like a family environment. Also, the Pass/Honors/Fail system I like better than grades." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They kept stressing that there is a TON of extra science classes - though after talking with students, it seems do-able... just harder than other schools." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the continental breakfast = danish + coffee .... though lunch was much better =)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really amazing school, friendly staff and students. The neighborhood isn't quite as bad as people make it out to be, since most hte the area directly around the dental school is the medical center, but out side of that it's not too great. " 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

EWR

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Days Inn Broadway

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/06/2009

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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