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  • Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Boca Raton
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

1

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)?

"Why don't you want to go to school back home or why do you want to come here?" Report Response

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

"Why types of leadership activities have you done?" Report Response

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

"What do you think are advantages of working alone?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Would you want to work with underserved or uninsured populations?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you do so poorly on the verbal reasoning section of the MCAT? (it was the last question while we were walking back and caught me off guard)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my file over, and worked on key points for certain questions." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities, seemingly approachable faculty, student-faculty ratio, PBL, new curriculum" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Boca Raton and the lack of patient diversity compared to the main campus. Cost of living." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the school would be so gorgeous" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interviewer was very nice and made an effort to welcome me. A few times she asked me questions that she meant as hypothetical situation but had not mentioned beforehand - I had actually experienced both situations she described - so she had to rephrase those questions, but I guess I gave her the answers she was looking for." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/21/2006

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

9 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?

6 out of 10

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