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  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Bronx
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why Einstein?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about an significant extracurricular of yours." Report Response

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

"It was a thoroughly conversational interview. 80% of it was a conversation about my background and his. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What's your favorite part of my undergraduate college? My interviewer was a Darmouth alum and was excited to interview another ivy leaguer. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"no really difficult questions; just questions about my background. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over my AMCAS, checked over secondary and thorougly looked at the website. Be prepared to answer Why Einstein, particularly to make clear why Einstein over any other New York school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interview. He wasn't "out to get me" and was a very laid back radiologist who asked me question -- mostly nonmedical in nature -- to just get a sense of who I was. It was my first interview so it was nice to be put at ease like that. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I asked a student what the impact of having 50% of the student body married was on the unmarried nonJewish students. She said there wasn't really a difference. I figured that couldn't be true! Also, I find the system of the student handing his or her own file over to the interview just before the start of the interview a little bit odd. It's strange to have your interviewer looking at your MCATs/gpa, recommendation and personal statement as you're sitting right there." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think it has very much to do with your interviewer. I had a great experience with mine but some of my fellow interviewees said they didn't feel they had "clicked" with theirs. It's a great school, the downside is the location in the Bronx." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?


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