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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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)?

"If I were living in Oregon; how would I handle a patient seeking a referral for assisted suicide?" Report Response

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

"What kind of impact to you anticipate from Obama?" Report Response

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

"Many questions were asking to expand on details of my EC activities." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How would you present you personal views in these ethical situations?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too difficult; just know your stances on ethical issues." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, multiple ethics books and reviewing previous staged applications (AMCAS & Secondary)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"All of the staff seemed to take pride in AMC; my interviewer had been with AMC for almost 30 years." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Much sitting around time; should have brought a book." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To bring something to entertain yourself while waiting around." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it seems that AMC gets bad reviews from people on SDN, but I found it quite appealing. I would be very happy to attend AMC. Albany, seems like an interesting city too; much history." Report Response

Tour and Travel
No Response
General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2008

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"May be time for electronically printed correspondence; the old school ink stamps seem archaic." Report Response

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