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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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? Why Miami?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"What kind of specific volunteering experiences have you done?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"(I led myself into this discussion) So as you mentioned, what determines the goal of patient care between quality vs quantity of life?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why FIU? (My interviewer asked me this more than three times. I tried to convince him with my reasons but I'm not sure whether I was successful)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, FIU website, AMCAS application, secondary app read-over, mock interview - usual stuffs" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Extremely friendly staffs, so much improvements in programs made over years, for the fact that every med student will have a leadership opp, 3:1 faculty ratio" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"out-of-student tuition/ fee - over $80000/ yr" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"closed file for interview" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I took an overnight flight and public transportations only - it saved me some money. Miami public transportation system is actually quite good - on time & affordable." 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?

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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

MIA

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/24/2009

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?

6 out of 10

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

5 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nothing - Very friendly staffs!" Report Response

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