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  • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Tampa
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"What do you like to do in your free time?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to go to USF?" Report Response

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

"Why did you choose to go into medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"One of my interviewers literally read my entire file cover to cover. They had highlighted phrases and wanted to know why I wrote certain things in particular." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you think you are being interviewed later in the cycle?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I looked at my entire file and really thought about the ideas I wanted to convey so I would not choke up on questions or phrases I wrote in my application. I did not study it though because I did not want to seem rehearsed." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone gives you hope that you have a strong chance. Also the staff, interviewers, and medical students create a very relaxed environment for the interviewees." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school seems a little rundown, but they are working on improving the infrastructure and buildings slowly." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

3/20/2012

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

8 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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"E-mail updates to current applicants. The process is already long, but it makes it more difficult when you don't know where you stand as an applicant. Exact ranks don't need to be given, but priority versus low chances can be helpful for those who are reapplying." Report Response

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