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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?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 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?

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 do you want to be remembered? (yes, when you die. that was a cheerful question, esp given the neighbourhood. I guess it they were being realistic.)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"(While reviewing my application) I see you were in the pre-dental club and did volunteering in the hospital but not in the dental ER. Why did you do that?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"When you were studying for your exams what would you do to reward yourself? What did you do while you took study breaks?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"nothing terribly interesting......it was pretty dull" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"again nothing " Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"chilled. Columbia is a mixed bag" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"a lot of pretty girls. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I wasnt too thrilled with the fact many students were 2nd class citizens when compared to med students. Washington height=scary. but the program is good. saw a lot of unhappy students, esp one who said he wished he NEVER came......." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"its not as happy as the disney ride "Its a Small world"" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"it was pretty unremarkable" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/11/2002

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