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  • Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Boca Raton
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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?

Open file

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

"I met with 2 interviewers - the first was primarily concerned with reviewing my file (academics, extracurriculars, clinical experiences), while the second asked a series of personality and ethical questions. Both were very relaxed and conversational." Report Response

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

"Talk a little about your clinical experiences." Report Response

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

"Why FAU?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is a weakness of yours and how do you try and overcome it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain a time when you saw something that was wrong, and how did you respond?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my secondary application and read their website again" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I like that they are committed to keeping a small class size (64). You can tell that all the students get a lot of personal attention and that student involvement is a very important part of their curriculum. All the students have their own personal desk in the medical building and their is a lot of collaboration not only between the medical students but also with other graduate school departments." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They are not provisionally accredited yet, however, they said they are confident that this is not an issue." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The whole interview day is very relaxed and conversational. Everyone I met there was very friendly and genuinely concerned with giving us as much information as possible to help us figure out if the school is a right fit." Report Response

Tour and Travel
No Response
General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/17/11

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?

10 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

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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