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  • Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Boca Raton
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 your surfing trips?" Report Response

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

"What do you want to get out of your medical educcation?" Report Response

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

"What do you want to know about UMMSM @ FAU?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could spend 20 minutes talking to anyone in history, who would it be and why?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, primary, secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Simulation Center. Every School has Harvey mannequin, but UMMSM @ FAU has tons of these and other simulations "dolls". They are all about the simulatin center. They painstakingly paint the mannequins when necessary. If you are studying radiation exposure, they will paint on the burns etc. The simulation center was a highlight." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The patient population." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had known more about the simulation center. That the patient population is so old (avg age = 7). Granted it is Boca Raton, but I still thought I would get a more diverse clinical experience. I wish I knoew more about how the University of Miami worked with FAU and what the "regional" campus really means." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The simulation center was amazing. I doubt I will see another school that is as hands on with its simulations and hands on learning." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

3 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

Fort Lauderdale

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2008

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

3 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?

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

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