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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

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)?

"Why FSU COM?" Report Response

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

"What one thing happened in your life that made you decide to choose medicine as a career?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your volunteer experiences." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"When I go back to the committee to give my report on you,what are some things that you would like me to tell them?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you were a judge in the Terry Schiavo case, how would you have ruled?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read this website, went over FSU COM's website, wrote down a couple questions to ask the interviewer in case they wanted me to ask them questions, and I reread my AMCAS application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is very new, so all of their resources are state-of-the-art. They are the first medical school to be built since the advent of the internet, so their entire curriculum is very internet-based." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Park in the parking garage." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was my first interview, and it was a great first interview to have. The faculty was very nice, and the students came and ate lunch with us, even though they had exams that day. I think that once FSU COM has been around for a few years, it will move to the forefront of medical schools, because of its adaptability. The interviews were very conversational. I didn't feel pressured at all to answer with the "correct" answer on anything I was asked." Report 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Ramada Conference Center

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/09/2005

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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