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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

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)?

"Tell me more about.....(specific element of my application)" Report Response

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

"What characteristics do you have that will make you a good doctor?" Report Response

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

"You realized at some point that you wanted to be a physician. Describe that process of discovery to me." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing too interesting...just basic questions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Googled "medical school interview questions" and looked through those, read interview feedback here, talked to friends at the school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very friendly and really tried to relax us. The hospital system is very extensive and they are constantly trying to improve the facilities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I felt pretty prepared." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/16/2008

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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