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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"What are your strengths and weaknesses?" Report Response

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

"Do you want to continue research in the future?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where have you traveled?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Oh you have a sister? How come you didn´t mention that sooner? I guess you sometimes assume that your interviewers know more things about you than they really do." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"AMCAS, SDN, talked with students who previously interviewed at UF " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Almost everything, but particularly the students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"How much UF tries to recruit students from big name, ivy schools. It´s very discouraging because it seems that someone from Stanford or Duke is preferred over someone from Florida State based on that alone." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This has been my favorite interview experience of 4 that I have done. Though the day was long, it was also very fun and the people were friendly and welcoming. Robyn and Denise are awesome and Dr. Gessner does a good job of easing the tension with jokes. Rumor has it that the committee is obsessed with grades and scores, but the interview does a good job of making this seem untrue." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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 total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2005

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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