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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?

3 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)?

"Why do you want to be a doctor? (Be specific in your answer)" Report Response

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

"What did you do eery summer since junior year in high school? (!!)" Report Response

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

"Why UF? What do your parents do? Where else have you interviewed? Where have you been accepted?n What would you do if you don't get in?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would your best friend say about you? Give me three weaknesses. Where have you travelled?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you see in the future of medicine/health care?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"interviewfeedback, sdn, read up on health care and ethics, UF website, asked TONS of questions to my student host" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"thehappiness of students there, the beautiful facilities, the way med students are respected there and not asked to do scutwork, responsiveness of the school to students' requests, cheap in-state tuition, innovative professors, basically everything!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"some classes are graded with letters, the school didn't seem very diverse" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nada" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview is semi-open----they don't see your grades, recommendations, and mcats beforehand, but they see everything else. They asked me about my grades in the interview (towards the end). The interviews are scheduled to last an hour. The day is long, but very well organized." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/15/2002

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