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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

1

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 do you think is the worst problem in the US healthcare system? How would you fix it?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"What support systems do you have in your life?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if you did not go into medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you do if you did not go into medicine?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I reviewed the feedback from SDN, read the NYTimes for some time prior to the interview, and read about HMOs, different types of healthcare systems, medical ethics, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"What everyone has been saying: the med students seemed VERY happy to be there. Also that the scchool has amazing facilities and that the faculty and staff were very supportive." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If you call a cab, it will take from 15 to 20 minutes to arrive. So make sure you call with enough time in advance, so you don't freak out when is 8:45am and you are supposed to be at your interview at 9:00am and the taxi has not arrived..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very pleasant. I was nervous at the begining, but as the day progressed I relaxed as I realized how laid back everybody was. I feel like I really had a chance to show both interviewers my passion and commitment for this profession." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

America's Best Value Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/14/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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