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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

Open file

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

"Name three of your strengths and one weakness." Report Response

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

"What kind of campus involvement did you have at your undergratuate college?" Report Response

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

"what volunteer experiences have you had?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could go anywhere in the U.S. for just one day at any time of the year, where would you go?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you could have lunch with one person, alive or dead, who would it be?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"this website, read up on current health care issues, uab website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"all three interviewers were very nice, the new parts of the hospital are great (they didn't really show us any of the older parts), tons of study space for the students in the medical school building (computer labs, study carrols, lounge areas, study rooms, etc)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The three interviewers asked mostly the same questions. They had a sheet with about six things to find out on it, and they all basically went down the sheet asking the same questions in the same order. As far as I can remember, the topics were: your strengths and weaknesses, motivation for medicine, volunteer experience, campus involvement, hobbies/interests, and other (which is where the most interesting questions came in) " 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?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

La Quinta

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/23/2006

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

10 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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