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

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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?

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)?

"If you could, what steps would you take to lower the cost of health care (in detail)." Report Response

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

"A Jehova's Witness is refusing a blood transfusion for their child who will die if they don't have it. What do you do?" Report Response

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

"What can you do to make doctors more accessible to everyone in the population?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing very interesting was asked. Just stuff about my file that they had read." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Almost every question was ethical and they kept asking WHY WHY WHY WHY WHY and playing devil's advocate. Health care system questions, ethics in medicine, cultural awareness, etc." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"n/a" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students seemed pretty happy even though they pay a pretty penny to go there." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I thought that the interview was pretty annoying. I walked out with a headache. It seemed more like they just wanted to stress you out than get to know you. My interviewers were pretty rude and cold." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It is a maze in there so I ended up being late cause I got lost." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

What airport did you use?

ALB

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/01/2005

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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