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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

55 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)?

"At the end of the interview: If there was one thing you wanted me to relay to the admissions committee, what would that be?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about the town you were born in." Report Response

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

"What do you think makes a good doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"After they read about my autistic son: What do you think causes Autism?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you think you can juggle family life and med school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read the school's mission statement, I looked at their curriculum, and I read about the previous interview questions posted on SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The environment/atmosphere. They worked to keep the tension away, and to provide you with an overall good experience. Also, the facilities here are almost NEW!!!! Lots of technology, videos of lectures online, student learning centers, etc." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The schools focus on producing primary care's. I like rural medicine/practices, which is also a part of their mission, but I'm not entirely sure if that is focused on as much as producing PCP's." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How easy it all would be. I thought I'd be grilled pretty badly about research and shadowing deficiencies, as I had no research and only one ongoing shadowing experience (albeit multiple doctors). These were merely touched on, and my explanations of why were sufficient." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I'm sold on this place...will be entering the class of 2014!" 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/04/2010

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None. The office was incredible with their communication, and coordination. They kept the mood light hearted, and did their best to keep you from being uneasy." Report Response

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