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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 yourself." Report Response

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

"What does empathy mean to you?" Report Response

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

"What is the worst mistake you ever made?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the worst mistake you ever made?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What does empathy mean to you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Listened to a mock interview that I had done, kinda prepared for ethical issues (but was not asked any ethical questions)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students seem happy, the day was pretty stress-free and easygoing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities are a little old. Also, I got the feeling from many other interviewees that this was not their first choice school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If you are doing a morning interview, I recommend that you go to the informal Q&A the night before. That way you can talk to students and you'll have plenty to say if the interviewer asks you "why Albany Medical College?" (If you have an afternoon interview, you will be able to talk to students during lunch before your interviews.)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall the day was very nice and the admissions staff and students were all friendly. I had two interviewers, both faculty. One was a great interviewer (though still totally serious) and the other was a little more difficult to make conversation with." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

01/06/2011

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

5 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?

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 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?

No Response

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