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  • University of South Alabama College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Mobile
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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 specialties are you considering going into?" Report Response

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

"What strengths do you feel USA has over other med schools you've applied to?" Report Response

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

"If you practice in Alabama, what do you think is one prevalent health problem you will face in the patient population?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Roleplaying exercise: I am a busy single mother bringing her obese teenaged daughter in for a checkup. You are the doctor. Show me how you would inform us of our health issues." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you retake the MCAT twice?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re-read primary / secondary applications and practiced possible questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Tour of Mitchell Cancer Institute, the friendliness of the med students, especially my 4th year interviewer." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The faculty interviewers did not ask about extracurricular activities - shadowing, volunteering / service, research." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interviews were lower pressure than I was expecting." Report Response

What are your general comments?

No 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

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?

01/09/2013

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?

8 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?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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