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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?

2 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?

Open file

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

"Why Med School?" Report Response

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

"Why UAB?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see your self in 15 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"One of my interviewers set up this lengthy scenario which basically ended up with me finding a genie and then asked me what my one wish would be." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, wrote down possible questions and answers" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Almost everything. The students and faculty were genuinely friendly, the facilites were amazing, and everything about the day is pretty laid back." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location of the school. Its in downtown Birmingham and there are alot of trashy areas around it. I'm just not really a city person." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it really was going to be so low stress. Also I wish I had gone over the night before to find the parking." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The whole interview experience is really laid back and more conversational get to know you type of stuff. Everyone at the school is really friendly and I was surprised that I thourougly enjoyed the whole day. The hot undergrad students didn't hurt my opinion of the school either." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Mariott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/19/2007

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?

5 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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