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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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 do you want to attend FSU college of medicine?" Report Response

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

"Describe what you are proudest of." Report Response

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

"Describe some of the patients you remember most and that had the biggest impact on you from you clinical experiences." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I would have removed the feeding tube from Terry Schiavo and why I would or would not have." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How to provide healthcare to everyone in the country. (He said he didn't expect a right or wrong answer, he just wanted my opinion)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, reading over all my application materials, MSAR, looking over some current events in medicine" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were very friendly and all were eager to tell about their experiences at FSU. The facilities are all brand new and the entire college is very technologically up to date. I also liked the patient interaction you get in the clinical learning center. The fact that the students really get to know the faculty was a plus side too." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The fact that there is no teaching hospital and you end up picking from a lottery to find out where you are going for your 3rd and 4th years." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I really should consider FSU as an option for medical school and not simply a back-up. I was very positively impressed." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was pleasantly surprised by my experience at FSU COM. All the students, faculty, and staff seemed genuinely interested in us and did all they could to make us feel welcome. I found the interview process to be laid back and non-intimidating. I especially enjoyed being able to talk with the medical students. There were also plenty of opportunities to ask 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?

10 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

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/09/2007

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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