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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

How you think you did?

9 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)?

"What books have you read?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your trip to Guatemala." Report Response

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

"Why do you want to become a physician?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was a stressful situation in your life, how did you deal with it, what did you learn from it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"N/A" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read this website, read about uab, etc" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The new facilities - very nice, how good the school was, the access to four different types of hospitals, early patient-physician contact." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewers were all physicians, which was nice, but they didn't seem to know as much about the school as they could have. They actually answered some of my questions incorrectly (according to the students I talked with later)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Finding the parking lots they want you to park at is nearly impossible. I would recommend just paying to park in the garage right by Volker Hall." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Pleasant over all. This is my first choice, so I definitely wanted to get all my questions answered, and I think I did. I like the school and the area." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/11/2004

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