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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?

10 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)?

"Why did you get such and such grade? Tell me about a difficult time in your life? Tell me some of your hobbies? " Report Response

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

"Why FSU (for med school)? Why FSU (for undergrad)? Tell me about your family? What makes a good doctor? " Report Response

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

"What can I tell the Committee about you? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think is the most prominent problem doctors will face in ten years?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why don't you have any clinical experience? (i.e. shadowing)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"studentdoctor.net, amcas essays, and secondaries. Mock interview with some friends that had already had theirs." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How commited to faculty is to the students, and the students to eachother. The students dont really compete with eachother to see who has the best grade, they dont mind sharing notes when somebody needs them. Great facilities, tons of places to study, and the Learning Communities were awesome." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The lack of a teaching hospital is a big one. I dont really mind that the rotations are in a different city, but the fact that you have to take your clinicals skills test in Tallahassee, sucks. You have to travel every couple of weeks back to Tallahassee." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had actually trusted all the feedback on sdn. The interviewers are really nice, they dont try to put you in the spot they really just want to get to know you." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview was great. Both of the interviewers were really nice, non of them really ask me any hard questions, I didnt get anything on ethics or current events. Most of my questions were really personal and academic. The students were really nice, willing to share their experiences with the school." 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?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

TLH

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/05/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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