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  • University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Gainesville
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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)?

"what motivated you to pursue medicine? do you think passion is important? " Report Response

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

"where do you see yourself in 10 yrs? what is the problem with u.s. healthcare system? what can be done about it? " Report Response

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

"favorite book? where else did you apply?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"ufcom is funded by state residents to subsidize your education. this includes taxes from many poor peoples who cant afford healtcare. do you feel that you owe these residents? how can medical graduates help these people?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none too difficult, very casual and conversational" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn feedback, relaxed" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"i go to this school for undergrad. the quality of the faculty stood out most during the tours and interviews. they really were high caliber (academically and personally) individuals; definately above my expectations. there is considerable flexibility in the college if you want to pursue other things, for example dual degrees, opportunities abroad, or other activities that would take a significant portion of your time as a medstudent. very innovative learning tools (STAN human simulator, harrell center) the school is so balanced in terms of research, education, and patient care." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"walking around the the main classroom area is dismal, i wish there were more windows. neutral: gainesville is not the place to get great emergency/urban/crazytime experience (but there are rotations in jacksonville)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"long day (9-5), completely filled with tours and interviews. comfortable and relaxed interviews." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/18/2005

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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