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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?

8 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)?

"Why UAB?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your volunteering experiences." Report Response

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

"How involved were you with your undergrad school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think will be the most difficult part of being a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you think that the healthcare reform bill will pass?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my primary and secondary applications, read SDN interviews, thought of answers to the most common questions asked." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness of the UAB faculty and staff. Also, the students genuinely seemed to like the school. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I wish they'd stop showing that dated video." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How relaxed interviews actually are at UAB. I should have brought an umbrella." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewers do not know your GPA or MCAT. " 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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2009

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

9 out of 10

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