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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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 type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"How do you like FIU so far?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about your experience working in a group." Report Response

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

"Describe how you handle stress." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What traits do you think you've inherited from your mother and father?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Ethical question about whether or not family should keep grandmother on life support." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Loosely prepared answers to "typical" questions, refreshed my memory on health-related current events, scoured their website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The enthusiasm and warmth of the faculty, the resources available to the incoming class" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing significant ... the school seemed small given its large undergrad population of over 30K." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really ... we were given a proper introduction and agendas so there weren't any surprises. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I came away from this interview inspired by the school's commitment to community health and the inaugural class." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

Ft. Lauderdale

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/08/2008

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 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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