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  • Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Miami
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Where do you see yourself in 7-10 years?" Report Response

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

"What led you to choose healthcare as a career?" Report Response

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

"Give me an example of a time you encountered a difficult patient" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is something that struck you as interesting/surprising in your experiences in healthcare?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is one thing you would change about yourself?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"MSAR, SDN, prepared a long list of possible questions with answers, researched the school heavily" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty were beyond amazing. Very amiable and treated the interviewees extremely well. Not a single person was unfriendly. The students all looked very happy and were encouraging about the school, which is perhaps the most important thing I took from the interview." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was in the second round of interviews, so this was expected: there was a little bit of disorganization. Quite a bit of standing/sitting around waiting for the next step in the process. This wasn't a problem though because the other applicants were great to talk with." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing. I felt adequately prepared." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview day at this school bumped the school up in my list of choices. They did a great job of selling the strengths of the school (and there are many). Any concerns I had about the relative youth of the program were gone." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western Plus

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/19/2014

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

8 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Did a great job of selling the uniqueness of the school. Would have liked more perspective from M3 and M4 students. Most of the interview day was spent with M1 and M2s." Report Response

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