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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?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Had I shadowed a doctor?" Report Response

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

"How my major would help me in med school?" Report Response

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

"Why do I want to be a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What did I think about the current situation with the Boy Scouts regarding religion?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What is my biggest failure?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read over my application and research. I also met with my pre-med advisor who gave me a list of common questions to look over." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are really happy to be there and they have a positive relationship with their professors and each other. Also the teaching facilities and Shands are awesome." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"On our tour, they took us in this dirty room called the rec room and the student giving the tour said not to hang out in there because there were probably creatures in the couches. They shouldn't show people that room." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really because I stayed with a med student the night before. I really recommend staying with a student because I was less nervous and I was able to learn a lot more about the school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a really good time learning about the COM and they made me feel good about being there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2002

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