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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?

3 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?

1

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)?

"You seem to have a lot of passion, where does this come from." Report Response

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

"What is your relationship to Dr. So-and-so (he asked me this both about a professor and a physician who had written letters for me)." Report Response

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

"Why did you decide on the Early Decision program?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Questions about my relationship with one of the physicians who had written me a letter of reccomendation." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"no real hard questions" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read my AMCAS, secondary, this web site and looked for any recent events material." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The buzz of excitement about their new building and the newness of the school in general. The whole atmosphere was full of as much anticiapation as I have about med school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I had to call to check on my app but they were very nice over the phone." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It was nice to hear some hard numbers about how the two classes they have that have already taken the USMLE step one had done." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was very good. The first woman I interviewed with was really easy to talk to and the interview was very conversational. The second interview was a little bit more stressful and more like a traditional interview. It was scheduled to be an hour long but he finished after about 30 minutes which made me nervous, but he was the same for everyone." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/27/2004

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