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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?

9 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?

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)?

"Tell me about X in your application." Report Response

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

"What are you strengths? Weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were posed with a situation where the patient's request disagreed with your personal beliefs or morals, how would you handle the situation?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you were a doctor and a 16 year old girl came into your office pregnant and scared to tell her parents, thinking they would discipline her. She believes her only option is abortion. What do you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read the school mission and goals." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were top notch and the students were enthusiastic about their education and school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The clinical rotations are assigned by lottery and are not in Tallahassee." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Third and fourth year clinical rotations are around the state of Florida. First year starts May 27th." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was enjoyable. The process is not too stressful. Be prepared to answer questions about your application. Also, I was asked several theoretical ethics questions, but there is no real way to prepare for those. Stay calm. " 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?

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?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn & Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/03/2007

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

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