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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Tell me about your experience abroad." Report Response

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

"Why did you decide to participate in ___ activity?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Honestly, both interviews were more conversations than interrogations. I was immediately put at ease - I didn't feel like they were trying to trap me or challenge my knowledge or interest in the medical field. They were simply genuinely interested in knowing more about me and my experiences. It was easy to talk about." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed personal statement, read up on current events in medicine, browsed through school's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very nice facilities; absurdly cheap housing; happy, positive students, who seemed very tight knit and collaborative; supportive administration; opportunities for studying abroad." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"kinda far from the subway - although that might just be because I was spoiled being only two blocks from the subway when I lived in NYC before." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview would be so laid back. I spent far too much unnecessary time preparing for it." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really liked the school, despite the fact that it was pouring rain all morning." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

8 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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