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  • Albany Medical College
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Albany
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"''Let's say (insert ethics question)...what would you do?'' " Report Response

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

"''So, you don't seem like you really want to go to medical school. Tell me about that.'' " Report Response

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

"(Ethics question #2) " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None--the best part of the interviews was just talking about medicine...my file...etc. Unfortunately, at some point the interview switched into an ethics exam, which was just unnecessary. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my app--went to the website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The staff and students were really nice. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was just random and not well put together at all--the library is really bad, the interviewers tried to nail you to a wall as best they could." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Difficult to get the interview, interviewers who try to test your thinking rather than get to know you, GREAT admissions staff, very friendly, stressed looking students. It just seemed 'old school,' where the professors are brilliant, but students need to just know their place." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Discouraging

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2007

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

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I think the interviewers need to take a step back and get to know the applicants, not just test them" Report Response

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