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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?

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?

45 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)?

"How has your family life influenced your medical career?" Report Response

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

"What do you think will be the most difficult part about medical school?" Report Response

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

"Who is your best friend? (Last minute question, obviously meant to end on a relaxed note)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Can you imagine a difficult scenario that you might run into as a doctor? What would it be and how would you handle it? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is the hardest thing you have ever been through? (asked in both interviews)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I printed out my secondary, AMCAS, the school's mission statement, curriculum and compiled a list of questions from SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Non-competitive atmosphere; new facilities; respect given to students by every staff member and faculty; the cheerfulness and good humor of the student guides " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Knew a lot about the school already - had interviewed the previous year" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This school is really big on their mission statement - focus on primary care or experience/desire to work with underserved populations - If you have ANY story about a patient that you can relate to the mission, tell it and tell it well. It will show them that you are observant, compassionate and ready to be a part of the class. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/26/2009

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?

10 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?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

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