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  • University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry
  • Dental School
  • Birmingham
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2 (supposed to be a committee of 5)

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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Where else did you apply?" Report Response

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

"What surprised you most about UAB?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Based on what I talked about at lunch (UAB being about helping one another and being a team player), how do you think you would fit in at this school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Printed off a list of questions and had my family ask them to me the week leading up to the interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very friendly! The students giving the tour gave really good examples of how much clinical exposure they have and how fun they have at the school. The lunch with other students was a good time to talk to students. Also, they order interviews based on who has the farthest travel time, so it was nice to be done first so I could drive 5 hours home." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

No Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How relaxed the interview would be. Not that you shouldn't prepare and be ready, but being nervous is unnecessary. And only about 8 were interviewed at a time which was nice to be in a small group." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very relaxed interview! They really just want to get to know you and see that you are more than just numbers on a paper." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

America's Best Inn and Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

August 12

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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