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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 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)?

"Talk about your family" Report Response

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

"What do you look for in a medical school? (I got asked the same question by both interviewers)" Report Response

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

"How many hours a week do you study?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If a patient told you she did not want a blood transfusion no matter what, and then later on she came in to the hospital needing one to live, do you give it to her or not?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think of a physician's inability to cure?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over AMCAS, secondary app, sdn, and look at current news on website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities are nice" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the city of Gainesville. It is in the middle of nowhere." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the hotels are ridiculously overpriced." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviews weren't bad at all. I didn't get too many difficult questions. Be prepared to explain everything on your application. The interview day was REALLY long too (9 a.m.- 5 p.m.). Also, the way they conduct their acceptances is disappointing. They put most of their applicants ''on hold'' til March. Only a few people are given straight acceptances." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Paramount Plaza

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/16/2007

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?

1 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Change the way they conduct their acceptance policy (putting 85% of their interviewers on hold til M" Report Response

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