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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?

7 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)?

"What is your stance on animal testing?" Report Response

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

"There is an upcoming increase in the population of senior citizens due to the aging baby boomer population. What is to be done about this situation?" Report Response

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

"What do you think of the current state of health care?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I'm not going to ask you why you want to be a doctor. Do you think it's a valid question? What do you think of me NOT asking you that question?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really, they just wanted to get to know more about me" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading the NYTimes articles on healthcare and the latest healthcare/science/medical news, researching the school via the website and SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admissions staff is really nice, and the interviews are pretty laid-back" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the day would be so draining!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"AMC is a great school, interviews are very relaxed. I had two interviews, one one open file but the other one (the non-committee member one) had no information about me whatsoever, which I was surprised about." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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?

02/23/2011

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?

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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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