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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

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)?

"What past experience most demonstrates your altruistic nature?" Report Response

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

"What field of medicine do you think you want to go into?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think is the biggest problem facing physicians in the next 10 years." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my AMCAS and secondary app. Talked to current UAB med students about their interview experience." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Extremely well organized. Student tour guides seemed to genuinely love their medical school experience. The newly renovated Volker Hall (where most 1st & 2nd year classes are held) is beautiful. Laid-back, conversational interviews. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour seemed slightly disorganized, but this was not the fault of the guides." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"8:00 - 9:00 - Introduction / Schedule Outline / Short movie 9:00/9:30/10:00/10:30/11:00 - Staggered 25 min. interviews w/ 3 members of Admissions Committee 12:00 - 12:30 - Lunch 12:30 - ~1:45 - Tour Interviewers were not intimidating. They seemed to really want to get to know you. No pressure tactics were used." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/25/2003

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