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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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 medicine? why USF?" Report Response

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

"What do you consider is the serious problem we have in today's health care." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"No supprise question. Every questions were expectable ones and nothing interesting." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No hard questions either. Just normal questions such as "why medicine?" "why USF?" "tell me about yourself." type stuff. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This interview feedback website. Some ethics website (link provided by SDN). But I really didn't need to do this for USF interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"People are super nice at USF both students and admissions stuff, even interviewers. This is one of those school where you can feel welcomed, at home, and less stresses. Also there are many pretty large size hospitals at Tampa region which would provide you good clinical trainings. Their new curriculum seems to be really students friendly (not dry). " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I actually thought med school facilities were not bad, contraly to what others mentioned in their posts. However, other part of the USF seems less impressive. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That there was nothing to be stressed about for RSF's interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"They tour you for one of the medical facilities before the interview. Our group visited Shriner's hospital, which impressed me a lot (they treat children patients there). Plus before the actual interview, you get to talk to med students and Mr.Larkin (very nice guy) and all of these should help you relax before the actual interview. Overall I had good experience there, I liked the city originally, and people were just so kind at USF. I'm glad this was my first interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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