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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1 person per interview

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)?

"Where do you want to begin? (I used this as an opporutnity to provide a general discussion of who I was and how I got into medicine and what I've done to prepare for that). This allowed us to build off of that the rest of the interview." Report Response

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

"Asked questions about any weaknesses in application. (Explained what happened and most importantly what I learned from it)." Report Response

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

"Why medicine/doctor? Why FSU COM? If there was one thing you would want me to know remember you by, what would it be? If you could tell the admissions committee why they should pick you, what would you say?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How and when do you think research/being a scientist plays into practicing medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How does being a humanitarian play into being a doctor." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Uses SDN and created a general outline of what I wanted to say and then practiced it so I felt comfortable. Bought a medical school interview book but only read a little of it to get a gist of how to phrase my answers." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How relaxed and comfortable the interviewers made you feel. They specifically told me to just relax and lets just talk. You also get greeted at the door first thing by 1st and 2nd year students that help you get relaxed and ask them questions about the school or interview." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

No Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"When you get to speak to the dean, make sure you have a question to ask!" Report 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?

10 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?

No Response

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?

1/31/14

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

10 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?

8 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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