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  • Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Miami
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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

5 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Tell me about yourself and how you became interested in medicine." Report Response

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

"What was a really difficult time or experience in your life? What was your strategy to overcome this hardship?" Report Response

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

"Have you had any experiences where you have traveled and learned about new cultures?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you ever had an experience working in a group where one of the group members wasn't pulling their weight? How would you deal with this situation? What would you do if after talking to this person, they still weren't doing their part?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You're a physician and you have a very good friend that has a drug problem and is asking for your help. What would you do? What if this friend was a lawyer?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"FIU website, reviewed my entire application, reviewed current health care topics, prepared answers to common interview questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"how friendly and enthusiastic the facutly/staff were" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"since it's a new medical school, the facilities aren't really established yet. also, FIU has affiliations with a bunch of great hospitals, but they're all spread out over miami and not located anywhere on campus. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"i was part of the morning session, so the day began with a presentation about FIU lasting about 30-45 mins, then i had a 30 min break while another student interviewed, my interview was 30 mins long, after the interview i had a tour of the campus, a closing presentation about student life and financial aid, and then lunch." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/05/2008

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

5 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

10 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

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