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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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Why did you do nursing assistant training?" Report Response

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

"What changes do you think need to be made to the U.S. Healthcare system?" Report Response

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

"What was the outcome of the formation of your student group?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"It looks like you only did public health research, did you even get published? Why didn’t you join a lab?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"When I worked on a Native American reservations, many patients did not have electricity or running water. How do you expect patients to comply with treatments if they don’t have these basic needs? Do you think you’ll actually make a difference as a doctor?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read NYT, NEJM, Med school's website, SD interview feedback, Understanding health policy." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"One of my interviewers was very nice and let me explain myself thoroughly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"One of my interviewers seemed really rushed, impatient and annoyed." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Ways to cheer up my annoyed interviewer." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had to walk to various places, sometimes outside the hospital to go to my interviews. Make sure you are on time/early! No one will prompt you." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

La Guardia

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/09/2010

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

8 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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