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  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Bronx
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

1

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 do you think of New York and the Bronx?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research and volunteer experiences." Report Response

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

"How do you feel about being so far away from your family?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You've had diverse experiences in science--clinical, research--how have they contributed to your decision to enter medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why aren't you a Yankee's fan? (My interviewer was really relaxed)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read over my AMCAS application, went through the school's website and looked at the websites of a couple of the hospitals they are affiliated with. Also looked at SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How the students interacted with one another--the learning environment seemed non-competitive, and students really seemed to help one another out. Also, my interviewer and all the people in the admissions office were so nice and incredibly enthusiastic about the school. I was also impressed by the involvement of students with health-related activities outside the classroom. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The Bronx." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I stayed with friends in Manhattan, which was great, but I wish I had been closer to the school since the subway doesn't really go there as far as I could tell. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really liked Einstein. The people I met there (admissions office, students, MDs and RNs in the hospital), were all very friendly and genuinely enthusiastic about the school. The interview was very conversational, and I felt like I could have talked to my interviewer for another hour or two. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

JFK

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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