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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?

6 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?

35 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)?

"If your friends could describe you in three bullet points, what would they say?" Report Response

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

"What do you think of Obama's proposed health care reform?" Report Response

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

"Why did you take time off after college?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think of that pillow? What do you think of that plaque? (I'm so dead serious.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think of that pillow? What do you think of that plaque? (I mean, how do you answer these?)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Location! The hospital looks like a hotel. The sim lab was awesome. M2-4 housing was baller. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Dorms for M1s. Slight (very slight) pretentious air (although that might have been the interviewees, not the students!)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would have one interviewer who deliberately tried to stress me out with rapid fire questions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Wonderful school. Love the PBL emphasis. Didn't seem like the most nurturing kind of place, though... but that's not important to everyone." 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?

In 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?

10/01/2009

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?

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

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

5 out of 10

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