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  • University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Gainesville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 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)?

"What do you think about physician-assisted suicide?" Report Response

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

"Draw (with a crayon) what you see yourself doing in the next 10-15 years." Report Response

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

"What would your best friend say about you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you heard anything interesting in the news lately?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you saw a 12-year old girl who was raped and her parents wanted her to have an abortion, what would you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, practiced answers to popular questions, talked to medical students at UF" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything! The students are very happy and all the staff (faculty and administration) are very encouraging and supportive. The facilities were amazing and Shands is huge! " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. Some might say that Gainesville leaves a bit to be desired, but having lived in bigger cities, I find it a relaxing change." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"13th Street in front of the university gets backed up so if you are staying a bit further away from campus, leave a bit earlier than you think you need to. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This was my first interview and although some of the questions I was asked were a bit difficult, the interviewers seemed to really want to get to know me. Definitely take advantage of the med student hosting service - being able to ask questions beforehand really helped me prepare and relax for the interview." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/06/2002

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