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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"I don't actually remember specific questions, all the interviews were more like conversations, and the interviewers asked me questions about the activities i wrote about (one interviewer had all my info, and the 2 others only had titles of activities, so i explained them)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What if you think this is the career for you, and then once you're in med school you realize that it's not what you thought it would be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about the sexual assault scandal that occurred at your school in 2003. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed appl materials, used practice questions from SDN, talked to friend who attends UAB." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything was very organized and well put-together. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I actually didn't know there are 3 different campuses; starting your third year, 106 students stay at the birmingham campus, 35 go to tuscaloosa, and 35 go to huntsville." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews were more like 1 on 1 conversations, not intimidating. Each applicant is given 3 different interviewers in case they don't click with one of them. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

BHM

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/07/2006

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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