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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

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Is there anything in your background you would consider a disadvantage? An advantage?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor? Is there anyone pushing you to enter medicine?" Report Response

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

"Has anyone ever told you to think carefully about a career in medicine, or told you not to become a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Interviewer picked a class I had taken and asked me to describe the course and what I had gained from it." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed my file, and reviewed literature on the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school really seems to care about its students, primary care, and offering an innovative curriculum. The capitol region of NY offers a number of different outdoor activities. Everyone was incredibly friendly! " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It's cold!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is a dry cleaners close to the med center with same day turn around." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall it was relaxed and enjoyable. The interviews were very conversational. They seemed very interested in what motivated me to choose medicine so prepare for those types of questions. Many people also got ethics questions, but I was asked how I would fix the US healthcare system." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

ALB

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

The Inn on South Lake

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/02/2006

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

7 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?

6 out of 10

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