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

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"See above." Report Response

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

"How do you choose who lives and who dies when you do not have enough beds or drugs to help all?" Report Response

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

"Why UF? What would you contribute to the college? What do you want us to contribute to you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I had two faculty interviewers. The first was stuck on ethical issues and statistics, such as how many uninsured persons currently reside in the US. The second was intimately familiar with my research, which wouldn't be bad, but for almost an hour he regailed me with his opinions on what I should be doing. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How many uninsured people live in America today? How many of them are seniors? What could we do about this?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, UFCOM website, reveiwed HMO's and socialized medicine, recent article, etc..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interview day was pretty much bump free. Although long, it isn't just haphazardly thrown together. The board stats seem impressive. The clinics were neat." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Gainesville is not what I would call a "booming metropolis." All of emergencies on the ER board seemed to involve CO poisoning, farm equipment, or auto injuries. oh, and when people say the interview is 50 minutes, that is just one of the two interviews. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The parking lots aren't as easily navigated as I thought they would be. Morning traffic is also a little heavy. " 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?

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?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/10/2006

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

8 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?

6 out of 10

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