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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 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)?

"Patient needs a specific test, CEO of their HMO already turned it down, patient can't switch insurance companies, what do you do?" Report Response

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

"You are driving along and see some teenagers smoking at the bus stop. What do you do? " Report Response

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

"Patient wants to end their life with dignity, do you help him to do so?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think of the results of last night's election? What do you think of the U.S. involvement in Iraq? Do you think you would make a good doctor? Why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Ethical questions - see below." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up on ethical issues online - bioethics.org - because I had heard Albany's reputation for asking ethical questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I like the curriculum, and the emphasis on healthcare in society." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Gross anatomy lab was pretty ghetto. Cost. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Have an answer for how many schools you applied to, what you will do if you don't get into any of them, how you will decide if you get into all of them." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There's a good amount of waiting time, so bring some reading material. Expect 2 interviews, and not necessarily one from a student." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/06/2002

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