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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Why FIU?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Lots of ethical scenarios." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"All of the ethical questions (but I hadn't really prepared for these)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewing commonly asked questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The admin people. I cannot explain how nice and thoughtful they were." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They kept saying how nice, easy, and conversational our interview would be but one of my interviewers was really harsh (with the ethical questions). However, only 25% of the interviewees got this doc and this doc probably won't be there everyday, so there is very little chance that you will have an interview like mine. Everyone else I talked to said their interview was very relaxed, nice, and conversational." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There would be such a heavy emphasis on ethics." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school. Very unique, so not everyone will like it but those who do will love it :D" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

MIA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/28/2009

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?

9 out of 10

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

8 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nothing. They were beyond great and super nice!" Report Response

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