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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"If you were Bush's advisor, what would you tell him about Iraq?" Report Response

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

"Ever seen the movie 'Sicko'?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was asked about my opinions on the war in Iraq, and what I would tell Bush if I was his advisor." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"This was my second round interviewing with AMC, and this year I was fortunate enough not to get hazed by ethics question after ethics question. No difficult questions, very congenial! I felt like they actually wanted to get to know me this year!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Wasted my time prepping for an ethics examination, but apparently others were given ethics questions. SDN, re-read primary and secondary apps." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewers! The faculty we met were great, and the admissions staff very friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Condition of the school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"AMC has gotten more applications, and awarded less interviews this year. They did not even touch a wait list last year." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Friendly and cordial! Besides the standard 'why medicine' questions, we talked about everything from Iraq to movies." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/16/2008

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?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

"Uhh, send me an acceptance letter!" Report Response

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