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

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

9 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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 think XXXXX Medical School rejected you?" Report Response

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

"Do you know how an EKG works?" Report Response

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

"Tell me one thing you want me to stress about you during the committee meeting (good EC's, high grades, etc)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Give me an example of when your own personal beliefs would be challenged on the job" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me how you would solve a situation (as a doctor) in which your own personal beliefs were challenged" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up about the school, its mission" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nice hospital (though under renovation), friendly admissions office, great lunch, decent facilities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Horrible interview with Charles Kite. Atmosphere of Albany" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Some areas of Albany aren't the safest. How to find the R building" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Nice school, nice hospital, good facilities/classrooms/library. Albany is nice in some areas, but really dangerous in other places. Public bus seems reliable. Off campus housing seems to be okay." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/21/2010

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?

4 out of 10

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

4 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Very friendly and accommodating. Gets things done quickly." Report Response

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