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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?

40 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)?

"Tell me about yourself. Why do you want to be a doctor/when did you know that medicine was right for you? What would your best friend say about you? What is your greatest failure?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about this activity... How do you balance all these activities with school? If I had to tell the admissions committee one thing about you, what would it be?" Report Response

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

"What do you like about UF? I see that you are applying to another Florida school- how will you decide which one is more suited for you? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

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

What was the most difficult question?

"What is your greatest failure?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked at UF's website, SDN for questions, re-read AMCAS & supplemental app." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everyone was really excited about the school--including the students we saw hanging out in the halls etc." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"gainesville." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"they spent 1/2 the interview telling me how great UF is and asking what i like about it or why i would choose it over UM for example" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"day is scheduled from 11-5: includes an orientation, then lunch, then 2 interviews and 2 tours. Some interviewers read everything and some only look at your personal statement. One of my interviews was 40 min and the other was only 20, but they both were really nice and laid-back. Oh, and Robyn Shepard is the nicest lady ever." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2002

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