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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Would you be comfortable being assisted/tutored by a younger student? I am a 31 year old practicing attorney." Report Response

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

"What would you do if you did not get into medical school (and did not return to your legal career)?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Would you be comfortable being assisted/tutored by a younger student? I am a 31 year old practicing attorney." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you do if you did not get into medical school (and did not return to your legal career)?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read articles about the practice of medicine, healthcare, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I enjoyed the city of Birmingham." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The students seemed somewhat aloof. They appeared to enjoy interacting with one another more than the applicants." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The number of other applicants interviewing on a particular day. There were like 20 students present." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Generally, positive. I interviewed with three individuals, who were all very friendly. They appeared genuinely interested in who I was as a person." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Radisson

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/06/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 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?

9 out of 10

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