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  • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Tampa
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10


How long was the interview?

15 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Closed file

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

"Tell me about yourself." 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)?

"Is one anyone in my family a physician?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing particularly interesting, just standard interview questions about my background and interest in medicine." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interviews, read up on current issues in healthcare." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The Director of Admissions, Mr. Larkin. He's honest, straight-forward and forthcoming. The transplant facility. Efficiency and availability of the Admissions staff. Also, Mr. Larkin calls all interviewees 10 days after the interview with the adcom's decision." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Classrooms. One of my interviewers. Military recruiter presentations. Dean Ackerman -- seems like a "ladies-man" and kept referring to one of the other interviewees as his "lunch date". He could have been just kidding around, but I thought it was in bad taste." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I should have worn my Sharon Stone Basic Instinct outfit. hehe" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Both interviews were straight-forward. One of my interviewers seemed pretty green and didn't know much about the application or interview process. I learned later that the class was already full when I interviewed. I was waitlisted and then subsequently admitted." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

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