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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Tell me about [AMCAS activity]." Report Response

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

"How did you decide to get into medicine? What brings you to Albany?" Report Response

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

"What do you do in your free time?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do instead if the profession of medicine did not exist?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Working in a pharmacy, do you think there is a problem of over-prescribed drugs in our country?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re-read application, read SDN interview questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great student camaraderie, very friendly and accessible faculty, medical school and medical center are right next to each other, a lot of research opportunities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Facilities are a little out-dated but they are working to improve them so that is good enough for me." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"You will have either one or two interviews. If you have only one, it does not mean you are considered a better or worse candidate than those with two interviews, it is just based on availability. You will be interviewed by one member of the admissions committee. It was very relaxed and I would recommend interviewing in the morning so you can relax during the tour and lunch." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

No Response

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?

Albany International Airport

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hilton Garden Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/23/2010

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 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?

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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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