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University of Alabama Physician Assistant

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What questions do you have for us about University of Alabama?

University of Alabama Interview Questions

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    What questions do you have for us about University of Alabama?

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    At University of Alabama we want students who have a true passion for medicine. What appeals to you most, about working in the medical field?

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    What is your opinion on socialized health care versus privatized health care?

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    What achievement are you most proud of, so far, on your path to becoming a physician's assistant?

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    What is your favorite area of medicine so far? Which is your least favorite? Why?

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    Tell us about your overall academic performance, so far. Where have you excelled, and where could you improve?

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    Tell us something that we would not know about you from reading your CV.

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    In your opinion, what is the most concerning issue facing the medical industry today?

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    What do you feel is the single most important quality a Physician's Assistant should possess?

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    In order to keep your PA-C certification, you need to perform 100 hours of continued education every 24 months. What is your continued education plan?

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    When you suffer a setback, how does that emotionally affect you and your work?

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    What are you reading right now?

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    What research did you conduct before choosing to apply to University of Alabama?

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    If you could meet anyone in the history of medicine, who would you choose and why?

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    Why should we accept you over another student with the same qualifications?

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    At University of Alabama we believe in the continual development of our students, both professionally and personally. What is your self-development plan?

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    Talk to us about your current GPA.

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    What do you know about University of Alabama?

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    Tell us about an area of weakness that you would like to improve on while attending University of Alabama.

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    Talk to us about your experience and thoughts on handling blood and other bodily fluids. You will be subject to difficult scenarios in your role as a physician's assistant. How do you feel about this?

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    What other schools have you applied to and where does University of Alabama rank?

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    Which medical related newspapers, journals or publications do you read to stay in touch with new medical discoveries, and current events?

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    How do you express your opinions on controversial topics such as abortion, euthanasia, physician assisted suicide, and cloning?

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    How would you react if you discovered a classmate cheating?

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    How do you respond to feedback and criticism? Describe a situation where your work was criticized. What was your immediate reaction to the situation?

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    Who in your life mentors, or inspires you?

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    How well do you think you have performed in this interview today?

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    How would you like to see the delivery of healthcare evolve?

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    As a physician's assistant you need to gain certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Have you started preparing for the PA-C exam?

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    How does your family feel about you becoming a physician's assistant? Do you have a great deal of support?