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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?

5 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)?

"What areas of academic medicine are you interested in?" Report Response

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

"Please tell me about [the weakest spot on my application]." Report Response

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

"Q: Do you have any questions for me? A: Uhhh... No. I think that's it! Doh!" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The interviews were much more conversational and less a series of questions. I can't remember any questions that stand out as interesting." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Please tell me about your shadowing/medical experiences." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read over my application, letter, etc, read some medical issues books, followed the news carefully for 2 months prior to the interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The new student facilities at the school, and the beautiful new hospital." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour guides were friendly & enthusiastic, but the tour was lackluster. How can I believe that your hospital is so great if we never see anything but the lobby?" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interviews were totally friendly & conversational, not adversarial. I should have been less worried than I was." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviewing was great, though one of the interviewers was more nervous than I was! The school is great, the facilities nice, the students we met were the kind of people you don't mind having as friends. I felt like I bonded with my interviewers as well as the other interviewees. Kudos to UAB for everything except the hospital tour." 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

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?

9 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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