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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?

6 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"From the second interviewer (4th year) - " Report Response

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

"From the first interviewer (Faculty)- " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If asked, would you participate in an experiment to simulate blunt force trauma to an animals brain in order to compare this to the effects of certain addictive chemicals? (Caught me very off guard)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why does the brain possess receptors for chemicals such as opiates or marijuana?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed submitted materials and drew upon past research of the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Mostly everything about the school and Shands. Seems to be a great place to study with excellent faculty and support staff. The medical students seemed enthusiastic and overly friendly. The interviewers were very professional." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing. Great tour. Impressive interviewers (very accomplished faculty member and a friendly fourth year)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Who I would be interviewing with so that I may have read up on his research. The research is very interesting but I felt unprepared to talk about it and, as such, felt that I may not have performed in my interview as well as possible. Hopefully I am just being overly critical of myself. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great experience, though I may not have performed as well as I had hoped on the first of the two. Time will tell, though. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/22/2006

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?

5 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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