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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"what do you think of healthcare today " Report Response

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

"what would you do if a mentally retarded 14 year came in with her parents and they wanted her to get an abortion becuase they would not be able to care for the child and they didn't think she would able to either" Report Response

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

"what i think about the death with dignity act of Oregon - what i would do if a patient approached me wanting to die" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what i thought about the fraud with the guy who wrote "A Million Little Pieces" - he passed off his novel as nonfiction and turns out it was all falsified info." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"if a cancer patient with a DNR order came in because he had pneumonia which could be easily handled with meds. and a ventilator but he refused - saying he'd rather die of pneuomonia than cancer, what would you say to him?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, bioethics stuff, reviewed Albany's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students really seem to like one another, the faculty, and the school. they're all very enthusiastic and seem happy to be there" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the cost of the school" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"i didn't really understand what the theme based curriculum actually was till i got there" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"talked about stuff in my file...and they really do focus on ethics a lot but it wasn't as stressful an interview as i thought - both my interviews (neither one student) were really nice and genuinely wanted to know what i thought" 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

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?

02/02/2006

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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