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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 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?

1

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)?

"How did you like working in the homeless shelter?" Report Response

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

"Did you know that our school owns a box of 4 seats at both Yankee and Shea Stadium and 2 seats to every NY home game are given free to any student that wants them. The 2 other seats are given gratis to faculty - and they all sit together - adding to the friendly student faculty relationship. After last year, we were reluctant to encourage students from Oakland to go to Yankee games, but this has passed." Report Response

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

"Have you walked or driven about the neighborhood yet? Please do so before you return to sunny California. I think you will be impresssed by what you see around the medical school" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Hailing from southern California, where there is little rain and brownish grass, did you know the real color of grass? Look at our beautiful campus!" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do 99% of your fellow applicants wear black suits? You are not being interviewed for a position as funeral director." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the web site and spoke with Einstein students and graduates." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were so warm, friendly and happy;the faculty I met were pleasant,helpful, and all had a sense of humor;the class was diverse;the location of the school in a safe, clean neighborhood (completely reversing my opinion of The Bronx)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No negatives at all" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known how easy and conversational the interview would be so I would not have been so worried." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The best and easiest interview I ever had. The interviewer was interested in me, as a person, and whether I would fit in with the friendly, low key student body. I got the impression the school really cares about all its students' well being and comfort." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/03/2003

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