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  • Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Miami
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

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why medicine? Why FIU? Why Miami?" Report Response

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

"What do you like to do for fun?" Report Response

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

"Describe a stressful situation and how you dealt with it." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You mentioned that you're interested in underserved urban populations. Wouldn't you say that there are rural communities that have a greater need for physicians right now?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re-read my essays and AMCAS. Read up on healthcare reform. Kept up with current events." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Community focus of the school. Clinical opportunities at Jackson hospital." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Still in the process of taking over the building from public health and nursing students." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They are very strict about the 30 minute limit. Don't feel upset if they have to cut you off and get you back to the waiting room." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There will be deans and students in and out of the interview holding room all day. Use this opportunity to ask questions and get to know the faculty and students. Everyone was very enthusiastic and excited to talk to interviewees." 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Sheraton by the airport

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/26/11

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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