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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Why USF? Why Tampa?" Report Response

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

"How will you handle being on the bottom rung of the ladder for your new profession-medicine- when you previously acheived some success in a previous profession." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"There was nothing that was too surprising." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Given your age and experience in another field, how will you adjust to being on the bottom rung of the ladder in your "new" profession-medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"studentdoctor.net, USF School of Medicine's website (but this was a little difficult to find), my application, speaking with my student host" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Mr. Larkin, the administrative staff, Tampa General, the clinical experiences, my student host. Most importantly, that you receive a response (acceptance, waitlist or rejection) within 10 days." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"my medical student interviewer who was fixated on my age and how I would interact with younger classmates. The medical student had a more confrontational attitude (on this issue) than I expected and a negative tone (maybe it was because we were rushed). The yearly bugdet is higher than I thought it would be and financial aid is rather limited." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was pretty low-stress. It was my first interview or I would have ranked it less than 5." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/11/2004

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