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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?

No Response

How you think you did?

10 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)?

"What characteristic do you think successful physicians share?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about activity X (from my primary/secondary app)." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your shadowing experiences." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were a kitchen utensil, which kitchen utensil would you be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A wildlife survival scenario." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my primary/secondary application and the school's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were all incredibly nice, and the interview itself was very conversational." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The student-led tour was fairly disorganized. We had a lot of problems getting around construction blockades." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There was really no reason to stress over the interviews." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"UAB did a great job. It was an easy, though long, interview day." 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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

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

No Response

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/27/2012

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?

10 out of 10

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

8 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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