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Albany Medical College
State: New York
Positions: 3
Years: 3
Average USMLE Step 1 Score of interviewed applicants: 239
Average USMLE Step 2 Score of interviewed applicants: 247
Percentage of applicants offered interviews who were AOA: 50%

Applied, Received Interview:
00006, SUNY Downstate, Step 1: 234, AOA
00012, Anonymous, Step 1: 244
00086, University of Illinois, Step 1: 235
00182, Albany Medical College, Step 1: 267, Step 2: 264, AOA
00452, Anonymous, Step 1: 227, Step 2: 253
02687, UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson, Step 1: 243, Step 2: 242
03107, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Step 1: 231
03583, Anonymous, Step 1: 237, Step 2: 230
03682, Anonymous, Step 1: 238, Step 2: 238

Applied, No Interview:
00178, Anonymous, Step 1: 233, Step 2: 255
00487, University of Wisconsin, Step 1: 216
00691, Anonymous, Step 1: 224, Step 2: 233
02630, Anonymous, Step 1: 249
02651, Medical College of Wisconsin, Step 1: 254, AOA
03156, Anonymous, Step 1: 249, Step 2: 262
03632, Wright State University, Step 1: 211, Step 2: 236
03871, Anonymous, Step 1: 240, Step 2: 238
13890, Loma Linda University, Step 1: 237, Step 2: 255
14008, Jefferson Medical College, Step 1: 249, Step 2: 257
14226, Case Western Reserve University, Step 1: 231, Step 2: 247, AOA
14236, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Step 1: 248, Step 2: 246

Interview Experiences
Positive
Great interview day but long. 2on 1 interviews
Good, well organized, 4-5 2-on-1 interviews
Program Advantages
Apparently almost top 10 in ophtho times, friendly chair
Great faculty and very nice Chairman and PD. Very cool residents who seemed to know their stuff.
Very good faculty and facilities
Program Disadvantages
albany, ny; lacking in some in house departments (retina)
Location isnt the best for most.
Small program, only 50% of residents do fellowship