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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

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"I had a lot of veterinary experience: What are the differences in veterinary medicine and human medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor as opposed to a vet?" Report Response

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

"Who is the most influential figure in your life right now?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"See most difficult. Otherwise, they were very general interview questions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I had done some work in a CPAP clinic: How would you approach a parent and discuss their child's weight issue?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read past posts about UAB here, reviewed primary and secondary, read the school's mission statement." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The laid back atmosphere and the lunch session with current students." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How the day was structured. Interviews are given in the morning after a general introduction to the school and information about the curriculum. Video and lunch follows the interviews. The day is ended with a walking tour of the hospital. " 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/25/2007

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

9 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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