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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?

4 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 another 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)?

"Are you sure you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Are you leaning toward any particular specialty?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any questions? (Not particularly abnormal except that I got this question about two minutes into each interview)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you want to see a tumor? (I was interviewed by a pathologist.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed AMCAS, read interview feedback" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"USACOM's focus on teaching; the campus and facilities were nice too; the admissions guy was entertaining which helped us be pretty calm; small class size is a plus" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewers didn't really ask me alot of questions, so I am not sure how well I did." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I knew about the off campus interviews ahead of time from reading SDN; what I didn't know was that the map they provide you with is pretty much useless." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The experience was pretty good. The interviewers told me all about USACOM and answered all of my questions before I even asked them. Everyone did a really good job of explaining what sets this school apart from the others. I left feeling like I would really enjoy going to school here but a little uneasy not really knowing how well the interviews went." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/01/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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