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  • Weill Cornell Medical College
  • 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?

45 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 is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Both started with: so tell me about yourself. Why Weill? What do you do on your free time." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Talk to me about an interesting research paper you have read recently (we were talking about a seminar I'm taking where we only read cool neuro research papers)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None. Interviews were very conversational, not stressful, subjects flowed naturally." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Website, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The sense of community. I stayed with a host and was impressed by how many people knocked on her door in one night to hang out or study. Students seem very very relaxed and happy. Also the diversity is incredible, a lot of nontraditionals and 25% URM. The curriculum is perfect to prepare the best clinicians. The facilities are amaxing too." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The first year dorms are very very small, they are cheap though! Also I think the admissions office doesn't make a huge effort to impress students, but I guess excellent schools can afford to do that. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Train or subway

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/24/2009

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

9 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?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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