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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"name and describe two people who have been very influential in your life." Report Response

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

"what are your views on affirmative action?" Report Response

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

"what are your hobbies? what books have you read lately?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"two questions really stood out to me; 1. what are your views on affirmative action? how would you feel if your spot in medical school were given to someone less qualified than yourself, simply because he/she is a minority? 2. are double blinded, randomized clinically controlled trials for HIV/AIDS drugs in Africa ethical? what about the patients in the study who do not recieve the active drug? is it better not to do any studies at all? should there be a different standard for testing in Africa than there is here in the US?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"the ethical question above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this website, the AMC website, and re-reading my app and secondary app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"great atmosphere-- the students seemed very, very happy" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the -10 degree weather made everything seem dreary..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the doors to the medical school building lock at 6 pm..." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/23/2003

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