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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?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 is wrong with health care today?" Report Response

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

"Why didn't you pick a career with shorter hours, less work and more money? Don't you know how hard this is going to be?" Report Response

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

"Are you following in your father's footsteps? (My father is a physician.)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why are older doctors discouraged with the profession?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Who is your favorite philosopher? My interviewer was a bioethics professor." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Practice interviews, SDN, reading NYTimes health section every day. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Emphasis on primary care and flexibility of the programs. Lots of patient contact if you want it." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Albany is, well, Albany. Not the most cosmopolitan of places. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That they offer a distinction in bioethics or a 5 year masters in bioethics as well. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Good. Relaxed. Conversational. I guess I lucked out getting a bioethics professor. More to talk about than with a urologist. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

BDL

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/06/2006

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

6 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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