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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?

30 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)?

"If you could invite anyone, living or dead, to a dinner party, who would it be?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research (including details on biochemical pathway involved)." Report Response

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

"What interesting health related news have you read recently?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Don't want to give it away completely, but the question revolved around a possible evolutionary explanation for a certain trait humans have and other mammals don't." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you could have a dinner party and invite anyone, living or dead, who would it be? (Gave an answer and explanation.) What about a woman? What woman would you invite?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed application documents point-by-point, formulated & wrote out responses to common interview questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was SO friendly. Seems like AMC goes out of the way to keep students happy. Students weren't miserable." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The weather sucked (rain/snow/hail). Also, everyone admitted that it's somewhat necessary to have a car or friend with a car." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It's difficult to get a taxi! Be sure to have a cab company's number with you and call at least 30-45 minutes before you want to be picked up. At the Amtrak station, there is a dispatcher inside who you must talk to if you want a cab." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Lowest stress interview ever! Really nice people, facilities much better than other reviews indicate, and it's only 2-3 hours to Boston or NYC." 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?

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?

04/12/2007

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?

6 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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