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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?

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)?

"What does your dad and mom do?" Report Response

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

"What is your first choice medical school (I was honest, it wasnt FSU)." Report Response

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

"more of a conversation with the second interviewer. In fact, we went over time!! That is always a good sign, no? Be yourself and you should do fine." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing too interesting." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is a controversy in medicine today." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Oh man, I did a lot. AMCAS, SDN, mock interview, ethics, read up on hot topics." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities were beautiful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The fact that you have to go off site for your 3 and 4 years." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Choose the morning interview time so that you are not stressed during the rest of the day. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"We began the day in the library where we were greeted warmly by a library staff member (very cheerful and warm). Afterwards, we were joined by 3 medical students who were our guides for the day. They took us to our rooms and picked us up as well. Afterwards, we met with the dean some other staff, had a tour, and that was it. I ended up sitting in on a GI lecture which was a little dull (but then again, i also had no clue as to waht they were talking about, but the lecture hall was nice!)." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Howard Johnson Express

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/15/2006

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?

3 out of 10

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