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  • Albany Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Albany
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?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Tell me about x activity. Be prepared to conversate about your EC's." Report Response

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

"The interview was very conversational and we reached the topic of the new healthcare bill and its implications." Report Response

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

"Why albany, why medicine, which specialty, the weather. Very conversational interview so almost nothing was asked directly." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Discussion on doctor-patient relationships and the impact EMR's can have on them." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I'm from Colorado Springs and we somehow got on the topic of Tesla and Edison and AC vs DC. The interviewer knew the history and I just nodded and smiled hoping not to say anything stupid." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my PS, EC descriptions, and common questions (why MD, why Albany etc.). Read my answers aloud (this was very important)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students were very cool and laid back. Descriptions of their experiences (pros vs cons) were genuine and they praised the atmosphere of AMC as being very supportive of the students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Old facilities, didnt get to meet any teachers/faculty." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

Albany International

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

3 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/26/2012

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 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

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

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Better interview day presentation." Report Response

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