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  • Albany Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Albany
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10


How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Do you think healthcare is a right or a privilage? (sorry, I can't spell) " Report Response

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

"Questions about my job as a medical assistant." Report Response

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

"Questions about my family, personal life, interests." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"About my job as a Medical Assistant and questions about my personal life and why I took time off after college." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Is healthcare a right or a privelege?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I just went over my application. I did not know about thi website or the school's emphasis on ethical questions which would have been helpful." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"This school seemed unique and very personable. The students seemed genuinely happy and the staff seemed very supportive. Also, living expenses/rent is very cheap." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Cold weather (I'm from California) and high cost of tuition." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Albany admissions committee loves to ask ethical questions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was my first interview as I applied very late in the process, but it ended up being a very positive experience. The staff and interviewers were interesting and friendly and seemed genuinely interested in my opinions and experiences. What I was most impressed with was the students and how happy they seemed here (unlike other schools I visited). Although I decided to stay in a hotel, I found the student welcoming committee meeting the night before to be very informative and helpful. Also, a good tip is to rent a car, it's actually cheaper than taking taxis to and from the airport and less stressful than having to rely on another person." Report Response

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