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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"You have a medicine that must be given in doses of 10 mg/kg and a patient that weighs 50 lbs. How do you figure out how much medicine to give?" Report Response

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

"You've been asked by the prison to perform an execution through an injection and then later to preside over another one. Would you do either of them?" Report Response

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

"What's the biggest problem in healthcare and how would you fix it?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"There weren't any real ''interesting'' questions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You are a family physician and a man comes in with his wife who is obviously demented. He tells you he can't take care of her anymore, he's too old and doesn't know what to do. You live in a state where physician assisted suicides are legal. What do you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Nothing, really. Read over SDN and did a little research on HMOs (only one site though). " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were beautiful because they are brand new. You also get a laptop and pda (well, technically you're probably paying for it through tuition). Lunch was really good." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing much; the second years were having a test so they weren't able to do the tour. It was a little chaotic because they were trying to find someone else to do it (they settled on first years who were nice)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was pretty laid back. The interviewers asked me a lot of ethical questions, some of which I wasn't really prepared to answer. I wouldn't go so far as to say it felt like a conversation, probably because there were so many tough questions." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/30/2006

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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