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  • University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Birmingham
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?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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)?

"If you had to commit to a specialty today, what would it be?" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"Name the single most important non-academic leadership role you have taken." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How did your parents raise you so that you still want to talk to them and value their opinion?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really. All the questions were pretty straightforward. Most were about myself." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read student feedback, read a book on health care issues, reviewed my applications. They're open file, so know your own stuff." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much diversity, ethnically or religiously. It really is in the Bible Belt, and is very WASPish. That said, everyone is super nice, and if you've grown up in the south, like me, it shouldn't be a big deal." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The area the medcial school is in seemed a little grotty, and the buildings were really old and dingy, BUT they're builidng a huge new hall where most the medical stuff will be that's going to be open soon and looks really nice." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"In one word, FRIENDLY. Everyone was so nice and so helpful. Even though the school isn't number one in the rankings and Birmingham isn't exactly a wonderful city, the people more than made up for any not so great things about the school. I don't think you could go there and not make friends." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/19/2002

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