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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?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Tell me about ... event. How did you do this?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in the future?" Report Response

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

"Why FSU COM? What do you know about it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are your best/worst health care experiences?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN (thx) and FSU website. read all my applications/secondaries- i forgot what i wrote 4 months ago!! Also read up on the news.." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"really beautiful- gorgeous brick buildings in cold December. very sweet down to earth medical students showed us around and made the tour fun! really amazing clinical training.." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

" i am NOT a fan of using the same laptop as everyone else- it sounds HORRIBLE and crashes. I like my own laptop:( i also dont know if there are alot places to study in the area- everything seems so crowded cuz there are so many colleges around. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it wouldn't be so bad- just be the motivated little pre-med that you know you are and they will be very welcoming :)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There are just so many medical schools in Florida (i have no idea why!) that I really hope FSU makes a name for itself academically in the next few the years. Its going to be harder with UCF doing so well and with FIU having a similar mission... with that said FSU definately stands out as student centered and friendly!" 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?

$201-$300

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?

Near by Residence Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/12/2009

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?

10 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

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Great service! WHEN I call I actually get a person on the phone- so I end up calling FSU for everyth" Report Response

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