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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?

2 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)?

"Political/Ethical Questions" Report Response

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

"Questions about my academic background" Report Response

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

"Personal Background" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I was asked a lot of ethical questions, although the topics were pretty common (abortion, euthanasia, religion ....). The interviewers (yes both of them) really made me clarify and defend my views. I also got asked political questions. It seemed that the answer was less important than the reasons behind it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about ethical issues in medicine, my supplemental application and my AMCAS application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was really nice, the students were supportive of the school. Also even though there is no formal MD/PhD program, there is an MD with distinction in research program" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I interviewed in December so it was really really cold. Albany is also smaller (the facilities and the hospital) than other places I have interviewed." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Albany gets really really cold." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a good conversation with my interviewers, and the school accommodated us well." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2002

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