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  • Florida State University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Tallahassee
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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 are the most pressing issues in healthcare today? How would you solve them?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your experiences with volunteering, leadership positions, etc." Report Response

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

"Why medicine? Why FSU? Where else have you applied?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think about living wills? Tell me about your anatomy class. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you say about people who can afford health insurance but decide not to? Do you think they should be forced to? What other volunteer experiences have you had (we had already discussed all of them so i had nothing left to add)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, website, read over my applications" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The fact that they take anatomy over the summer before (takes a lot of the pressure off during the year), the medical students seemed really happy, the fact that they give you an answer within a week (I got in!), the fact that they give free laptops and palm pilots to med students, the clinical learning center, small class sizes" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They are still very new (which of course they can't help), my second inteviewer hadn't looked over my app yet which i thought was unprofessional, the construction was annoying, i had a hard time finding where they told us to park" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Overall, I was pleasantly surprised. I think it's going to be a competitive school in a few years. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was relaxing and conversational. I was surprisingly impressed by the school. I came in with the attitude that it was my backup school. I even enjoyed both interviews and felt very confident with the students and the atmosphere. THe students seems to love it there. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/24/2003

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