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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?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Where did your grandfather come from, and why did he go to Hawaii?" Report Response

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

"How did you arrive at the ethnic mix that you are?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Basically, there were several questions regarding my ancestry and ethnic background that I found interesting, and was eager to answer." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you want to be a doctor? He didn't ask a lot of tough questions, but this one required some careful thought." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"UW's ethics website, AECOM's website, reading personal statement." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Strong clinical education and pediatrics department. Also, affordable housing was a plus." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Driving through the Bronx was somewhat depressing. Library also closes on Saturday, so most students study at Fordham University's library, about 10 min. away." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How strict the Kosher laws were, or at least those regarding food). For example, you cannot eat cheeseburgers anywhere on campus (except perhaps in your apartment, which itself isn't proper)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I loved my interview experience. My interviewer was a pediatric geneticist, who really seemed interested in my background and in me as a person. I was also able to ask several questions of my own, which he graciously answered. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/17/2004

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