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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Why do you want to be a physician?" Report Response

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

"Ethical question: what would you do if parents refused a controversial but life-saving treatment for their child?" Report Response

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

"Tell us about your strengths and weaknesses." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Asking about how we can work to reduce the discrepancies between health care delivery in different areas of the city, state, and country." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Talking about my strengths and weaknesses." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about the school, read lots of health care articles, and read some ethics/medicine and the law articles as well" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty-student ratio, small class size, the administration and faculty, the CURRICULUM, the facilities that were available!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I felt pretty prepared, so I don't think anything surprised me when I went in." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"We took a tour of the school after the interview portion, which was great, because it was really hot outside and of course I was wearing a suit. They also gave us food while we were waiting to be interviewed and afterwards. The building that classes are in is very nice, and the students were all very friendly and open about talking to us." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

09/21/2009

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

8 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?

10 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None! I felt that everyone involved was incredibly friendly, open, and helpful." Report Response

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