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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research?" Report Response

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

"What type of biology classes have you taken in Bioengineering?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What were the similarities between the cultures of Kenya and Mexico that I noticed during my medical outreach trips?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None. All the questions were centered around my personal statement, activities, and majors" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Other feedback on the forum, review AMCAS, made outline of possible responses on note cards to get my thoughts in order " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students are really enthusiastic about the school. Board scores were pretty high this past year. Small class size (70). Good amount of clinical exposure in 3rd/4th years to prepare you for residency. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There's a slight 'inferiority' complex among some people there and they feel they have to prove why they are a good med school. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I think all three interviews went really well. All three asked about the diversity of my majors (bioengineering/religious studies) and about my extracirriculars. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/12/2005

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

8 out of 10

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