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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?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"What challenges do you think medicine will be facing in the next ten years?" Report Response

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

"If you're already an EMT, why do you want to become a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Talk about a situation in which you feel like you failed." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"One of the interviewers started suggesting future directions for an extracurricular program I run....it was very conversational." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"As an out-of-state student, why should we take you as opposed to someone else?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read this site, read my AMCAS and secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Happiness and friendliness of everyone involved, from the students to the interviewers to my fellow applicants, the superior level of the 3rd and 4th year training" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"How very segregated the medical center is: students were primarily white, patients African-American, researchers Asian-American....the whole thing was a bad stereotype." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/25/2003

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