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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Tell me about yourself focusing on your healthcare and medical experience. Explain such and such grade." Report Response

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

"Would you mind moving to Tallahassee?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about what you do in your current position." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Is it correct that you took your MCAT in 2003?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you have ruled if you were the judge in the Terry Schiavo case?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Student Doctor, reviewed AMCAS application, FSU web site, reviewed secondary application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"New facilities! Their new auditorium looks more like a performance hall. They are the only MD school built after the internet came into use so the school is structured around wireless and paperless learning." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Wish I could have talked to some third or fourth year students...They do their third and fourth years at one of 4 campuses in Florida." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really. I was pretty well informed about the school going in. There was little signage on the way in so just look for the big, new building " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I was very happy with this interview and the school. It is great to know that they will give you a response in about 2 weeks (even if it is waitlisting). Despite the fact that its a relatively new school, the faculty all have extensive history at other schools and in the medical field. It was very relaxed and conversational. Just be yourself. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Little English Guesthouse

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/10/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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