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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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 is wrong with health care in the United States?" Report Response

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

"What does your research involve?" Report Response

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

"What was one of the memorable experiences you had while shadowing?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How is the health coverage in China? (We had previously spoken about my experiences shadowing overseas)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing too difficult, I had to explain a poor semester in college." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"mostly SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"STAN was really cool. The scores on the USMLE were equally impressive Although a little too long, the day was pretty laid back." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was hoping to see more of SHANDS, but by the time we had the tour of the hospital, it was already 4, and everyone was dead tired. All I remember from the tour were the NICU and pediatrics floors and seeing lots of babies. The entire interview lasts from 9 to 5:30, and some of the interviews can be quite far away, so wear comfortable shoes. Also, remember to EAT Breakfast!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Be sure to go over your essays and personal statement. Also, UF tends to match you with interviewers in your field. Both of my interviewers were heavy into research." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Just be yourself and you'll be fine. The interviewers were both pretty nice, and each have their own way of questioning you. The first interview was done almost entirely open file, while the second interviewer barely looked at my file." 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

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/08/2006

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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