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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?

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?

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)?

"What is your opinion on the Affordable Care Act? Explain why you feel that way." Report Response

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

"How do you plan to manage juggling all the responsibilities associated with FIU's specific curriculum?" Report Response

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

"Do you know what field of medicine you want to go into? Why?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"You are a doctor in a small town with a lethal disease spreading. You have to allocate a limited vaccine supply, why gets the vaccine first?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"One of the interviewers spent maybe 15-20 minutes having me ask him questions. After the first couple, I couldn't think of anything else to ask him!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read website, talked to current students, watched FIU_med on snapchat, watched videos from local news stations about FIU, watched all the videos on the FIU Med Youtube account, talked to some doctors I worked with about the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The early clinical experience and legendarily high STEP scored (like a 238 average or something). Also a super happy, supportive atmosphere" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They make you buy a very expensive computer at the start of med school ($1700). Only 3 cadavers for the whole class, all pro-sected (no dissection). Cost of living is not cheap and clinicals are all over the place (lots of driving)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That one of my interviewers would be a MS2!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Awesome school, awesome program, awesome people. Top of my list" 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?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

FLL

Where did you stay?

Home

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

9/14

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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Less down time, interview before lunch" Report Response

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