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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?

4 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?

50 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)?

"What is the hardest challenge you have faced?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine? What did you learn from your shadowing experiences?" Report Response

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

"Questions about leadership and other activities on my application. What do you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was your favorite class? What was your least favorite class? Why?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you think the health care system can be improved?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN & the school website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The amazing new facilities! Everything is brand new and high tech! The staff is also really nice and helpful!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"That there is no teaching hospital and you generally only spend your first 2 years in Tallahassee. After that, you are assigned to a regional campus to do your clinicals at for the next 2 years." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That all of the students were gone for Winter break. However 3 students were nice enough to come in and answer questions and give us the tour!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewers were really nice and down to earth. It was a very relaxed conversation because they just want to get to know you. Be honest and don't say the ''textbook answer''." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Ramada Inn & Conference center

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/17/2007

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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