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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?

60+ 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)?

"Typical what's your motivation stuff, who would you like to have dinner with, dead or fictional, what would I do if I knew that my best friend at school was cheating and we had both signed the honor code, how was the application process going for me, etc." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could have a dinner party with three people, either fictional or dead, who would they be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you tell the children of a woman who you recently diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Played video games. Seriously, I did nothing." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. I was not expecting to come away as excited about Albany as I did. The students and fellow interviewees seemed so nice and happy. That speaks volumes for a school. The facilities were really great and I really appreciate the strong emphasis the school puts on humanities in medicine and ethical eduction during the curriculum." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tuition. $40,000 a year. Ugh. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How to get to the admissions office. Even the website directions aren't the clearest in the world. Leave some time to figure it out." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My best experience yet. I had two interviews, both which were very comfortable and conducive. I will say that one of my fellow interviewees looked somewhat traumatized by his first interview in which for every question the interviewer asked him, he was made to ask the interviewer a question back. Its luck of the draw, I guess. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/29/2004

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