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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?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10


How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

What was the most interesting question?

"Explain your major to me. " Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"My interview was super laid back so I didn't have any really hard questions. He kept on asking me to ask him questions. " Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Went through Columbia's information booklet, talked to a few students on SDN, and looked at interview experiences on SDN. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The willingness of the students to talk frankly about the school. I felt like I walked away with ALL my questions answered. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Students mentioned how difficult it is, and how everyone ends up specializing at the school. The area is kind of sketchy, but not really. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That Columbia is a school in which most of their students go on to pursue specialties. Also, that the first two years of classes are heavily with medical students. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview experience was VERY laid back. It was more conversational and less formal than some of the other interviews? They just want to get to know you better, and not necessarily grill you about your credentials. If you go there, really talk to the students to get a feel for the school-esp. a second year, b/c they have seen the transition from grades to P/F. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

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