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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?

45 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? Tell me about your research? Why did you volunteer where you did? talked about each experience" Report Response

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

"What else? (looking to see if you can just keep conversation going by yourself). Anything else? What do you want impress upon the selection committee? " Report Response

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

"Are your MCAT's or GPA more representative of you? Are you the first person in your family going into medicine? Tell me about your family? What do you do for fun or in your spare time?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So...what else? Anything else?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really. I guess the most difficult question would be... do you have a copy of your published paper? (I didn't, so during a break I ran and made a copy and delivered it at the end of the day)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over a list of typical interveiw questions. SDN. Book of interview questions. Read up on current healthcare issues. All of the preparation was a waste of time b/c it seemed like they just wanted to know about me and my personality." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students. Stress free interviews. Robin Shepard the admissions coordinator is GREAT!!! Interviewers were great and easy to talk to. Positive feedback from an interviewer." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, I attend UF as an undergrad so I have had plenty of exposure to the med school and hospital." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Start at 11 am, 1 hr of 2 short presentations (financial aid), 1 hr lunch with students, 1 hr tour hospital, 1 hr interview, 1 hr tour educational facilities, 1 hr interview. Great interviewers, relaxed atmosphere, as long as you be yourself you should do great." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/06/2002

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