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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

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"What non-profit organization would you want to be the CEO of?" Report Response

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

"An teenage abortion and how i would counil the teenager" Report Response

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

"My MCAT scores were low so i was asked why my MCAT scores did not reflect my high grades" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you were working for an HMO and needed one last test to diagnose your patient but your CEO did not want to approve the test what would you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN, read ethics site, read newspaper daily, read AMCAS, practiced with friends" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the fact that everyone was very friendly and that the school definitely looks out for student wellness" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the doors to get to the admissions office were all going to be closed" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interesting. My first interview was with an MD and my second interview was with a 4th year med school student. The MD did not seem to be prepare with question to ask me. The student was very well prepared and enthusiastic to get to know more about me and what i had to offer to the school. I was worried when i went based on teh negative feedback given about the school. NOw i completely disagree with the negative comments. I had a great time and like i said i loved the school" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/29/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

5 out of 10

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