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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?

3 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?

45 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 your family; why do they support your decision to go to medical school?" Report Response

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

"What would you say were primary influences in your life that drove you towards a career in medicine?" Report Response

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

"What are some of the biggest issues in healthcare today?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do I think the bill that was being voted on in some Florida counties for adding 1% sales tax to go towards funding health insurance for uninsured individuals in those counties was voted down?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What was one big obstacle in my life... it was worded weird though and caught me off-guard, more of a personal weakness question." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read over studentdoctor.net questions (helped so much!), KNOW YOUR application very well (they both had highlighted/memorized my application)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was incredibly laid back and nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The immediate area did not seem as nice as I had hoped." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The facilities are great." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview experience was conversational and there were 2 one-on-one 45 minute interviews. I was very nervous because it was my first interview, but immediately they make you feel relaxed." 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?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/01/2006

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?

6 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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