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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

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 are your strenghts/weaknesses" Report Response

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

"What do you do for fun?" Report Response

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

"Why UAB?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was it like growing up on a farm?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why didn't you do more shadowing of physicians?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This site, UAB website, prepared for the standard questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The quality of the facilities and the friendliness of everyone. B-ham is a nice looking town." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Traffic in Birmingham, having to select a campus - Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, or Huntsville - 2 years ahead of time." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the shuttle from the Best Western Medical Center Inn is unreliable. Good thing there are cabs." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Two interviewers were great, the third was a little looney. She started disparaging mental patients and psychiatrists in the interview. I didn't know if she was trying to test me or if she was just a little odd. Other than that, it was pretty impressive." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/06/2003

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