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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

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Strengths/ weaknesses" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research, study abroad...basically talk about experiences in AMCAS" Report Response

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

"What should I tell the admissions committee about you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"We were talking about patient-centered care, and the interviewer asked me how I thought I could accomplish this within the average 7 min pt-doctor consultation" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think should be done in New Orleans in relation to public health?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"UF COM website, SDN, read over AMCAS app, read up on current issues in healthcare " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"students' enthousiasm. I was not expecting a lot from my visit and was very impressed by the comraderie b/wn students and the helpfulness of the faculty. USMLE scores are very high. Day was very well organized." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"too many people stressed the USMLE scores...it was somewhat redundant. the tours were too long. we were really tired by the end of the day, and interviews are late in the day." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"bring comfortable shoes to walk around in." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"very positive, pretty relaxed. wonderful student body and faculty. it was my first interview, and I really enjoyed it. My med school host was so nice. I would recommend staying with a student." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

JAX

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/16/2005

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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