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  • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Tampa
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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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 is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why Medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why USF?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself? The interviews are all closed file, so the interviewers know nothing about you. You've really got to sell yourself and essentially cover everything in AMCAS and any other info you want them to have." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The interviewers were given a sheet with standard questions they were expected to ask. Regardless, the conversations tended to be more open to other topics; typically, ''why medicine, and why USF''?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Name an ethical situation you could expect to encounter as a future physician, and how would you deal with it?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mirror, prayer" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone is so suportive at USF. The faculty and administration will bend over backwards in order to help you succeed in the program. I was really impressed with the clinical facilities. There are numerous clinical and research opportunities in the area. All the students seemed to be very happy about attending USF." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. USF is a great school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"To take some tylenol with me due to a headache; which I would imagine is quite common after interviews and hours of powerpoint." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really enjoyed my interview experience. If you have gotten this far you are essentially fully qualified to be a student, it really comes down to whether or not you fit with their program. The interviews overall are very laid back and unintimidating. If you relax, be yourself, and share your heart and desire you should be fine." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/03/2008

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

10 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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The staff is very supportive and extremely nice. Perhaps the best administration staff I've met." Report Response

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