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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

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"What is the worst problem in healthcare ... and then he told me I had a good answer, but I could improve it in a certain way in future interviews." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Very few actual questions were asked, it was more of an unfocused conversation." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you have any questions for me? (this is 10 minutes into a 60-minute interview)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This site, the school's site, talking to the med student I stayed with, going to the Equal Access clinic, sitting in on a class (the last two were with my student host, who was awesome)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How proud and happy the students were, the usmle scores, the standarized patient program. I was also impressed by the faculty's research experience and the Neurology class I attended." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Gainesville. I thought it was interesting that there was no PBL at all, but I talked to one of the administrators about it and he convinced me." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had been more prepared for the conversational, open interview. I should have asked questions I already knew the answers to, because I didn't ask them enough questions." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I felt very good about myself and UF when I lef the interview. I came in with rather low expectations, but that changed in a hurry. I should have been a little more assertive in the interviews." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

4 out of 10

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