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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

Open file

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

"Besides the fact that your parents are both doctors, why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What were you specifically doing while volunteering in this lab?" Report Response

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

"Why Einstein?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"When you volunteer with very sick patients, how do you handle seeing patients who are in pain and you are unable to do anything?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why are your second year grades lower?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the school's website. Hadn't heard of the SDN feedback site at this point." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty seems to really care a lot about the happiness and well-being of their students. The students seemed to be happy and relatively laid back." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not a whole lot impressed me negatively. The location is a bit far from Manhattan but it's not that bad...probably like 35 minutes out of parts you'd want to go to. It's med school, so I imagine the only trips I'll take anyway are to the library!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They warn you about this, but be prepared to possibly have to take a shuttle to your interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was really impressed. People seemed genuinely nice and I'd be excited to go here." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

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?

09/20/2010

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I thought they were really nice." Report Response

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