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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?

8 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?

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)?

"1) Tell me about your future in medicine. Why do you see yourself doing international healtcare? (Interview 1)" Report Response

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

"2) Talk about your research. (Both interviewers)" Report Response

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

"3) If the MCAT is the only marker of how well students are going to do in medical school, how do you justify your low score? (Interviewer 3)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked a lot about my major (since I'm an art history major) and I was asked about international healthcare, because I wrote my essay on it and its what I see myself doing. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"My second interviewer was very partial towards my biological science MCAT score and asked me how I could improve on something like that.. I dont think I gave him a solid enough answer." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read up on the school as much as possible. I didn't really know anyone who went there, so I didn't have the opportunity to speak with students until I got there." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Its very small, so its really personal. The professors don't get paid to teach, so they are there because they actually want to be there, which is amazing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It is the most expensive medical school in the country!!!!!!!!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had thought more about ethics." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The first interview went really well, and we discussed my grades a little, my major, my research, and India. The second interview was more difficult because he did not think my MCAT biological science score was adequate." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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

< $100

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?

12/07/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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