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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"What are your study habits?" Report Response

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

"What do you do in your free time? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think is the biggest problem facing healthcare today?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What one thing do you want me to tell the admissions committee about you tonight? (all three interviewers asked me this)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read all of the reviews by other students on this website (many questions other students listed showed up in my interviews, reviewed current healthcare issues " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone in the city is very friendly, students at this school get more hands-on experience during 3rd and 4th year clinicals than most other schools offer, small class size allows for individual attention, students and professors all know each other, students actually go to class (even though there is a note-taking service) " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It was a little stressful driving across town to get to interviews, but even though I ran late to my second and third interviews, it was no big deal. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Mark Scott is excellent at using humour to loosen up and relax the students before the interviews- my nervousness was cut in half by the time I arrived at my first interview. All three interviewers were so nice, and it really felt like you were simply having a conversation with an interesting person who is passionate about the school and its important role in the community. They didn't throw anything at me that I wasn't expecting and prepared for. " 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 is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 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?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/16/2005

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

8 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?

8 out of 10

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