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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

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"How would you compare yourself with an apple?" Report Response

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

"What are your biggest fears about a career in medicine?" Report Response

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

"How is Alabama's football team looking this year?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are your biggest fears regarding a career in medicine? (This is if you consider the question "How would you compare yourself to an apple?" to be a joke question... it WAS a joke question, right???)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were too tough, it was more conversational than anything else. Maybe "What one thing would you erase from your transcript if you could?"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over SDN interview feedback and my own application, and the UAB website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The new wing of Volker Hall was amazing, great living/learning areas." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The older sections of Volker Hall could use a little renovation, but everything seemed very usable." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How completely relaxed the interviews would be, and how genuinely nice everyone would be." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great experience, stress-free, reinforced my decision to attend." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

2 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western Medical Center Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/22/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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