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  • University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Birmingham
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"What is your motivation for pursuing a career in medicine?" Report Response

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

"What is your best quality?" Report Response

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

"What is your worst quality?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Unfortunately my interviewer did not ask any terribly interesting questions. He stated the comment areas on the eval form and asked me to emphasize things that he would be able to comment on." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What did you think of the game last night?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Sleep..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students that gave us our tour were not *props* - it was obvious they really did like the school and that they were very well treated by the school, faculty, other students, etc." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Although my interview was conducted with a factulty member at the medical school, he was not a physician or teacher of human medicine. Although I'm sure his experience with the school was extensive, I felt that it was hard to relate my experiences in medicine (ie. volunteering, in-hospital work, issues related to practice, etc)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall good. My interview with a local physician was not only relaxed and informative, it was actually enjoyable! Be prepared for this interview to be long - mine was over 90 minutes. But, it passed unnoticably." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

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?

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/04/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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