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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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?

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)?

"How do you feel about the pharmaceutical industry?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"What's wrong with the health care system? Should the government be involved?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you feel about more women entering the medical profession?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Whose health care plan do you prefer, Obama's or Clinton's?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"MSAR, SDN Interview Feedback, Albany Medical College Website, and using my experience from previous interviews." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The proximity of the hospital to the medical school, and the lecture hall was pretty nice. Level I Trauma Center where you can shadow emergency physicians, and ride along in the helicopter to experience transporting patients/organs. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities are a little old for the tuition one pays. I've heard that they had a previous dean who mismanaged the funds, and that the current dean is working to correct that." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it would be 0 degrees. Literally. I wish I had worn my pants suit instead of my skirt suit." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a fantastic conversation with my interviewer. He understood my research which was a first from any interviewer. We talked about current issues in medicine, the pharmaceutical companies and health care. We also talked about California, which was fun :)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

$501+

What airport did you use?

ALB

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Residence Inn Marriott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/28/2008

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"More information in the admissions folder would be great. But the admissions office staff is wonder" Report Response

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