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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Tell me about your activities. Which activity on yoru AMCAS would you put most emphasis on? What is your greatest nonacademic achievement? What would you do for a living if there was a law that said you couldn't do medicine as your career? " Report Response

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

"what do you consider the two biggest problems in medicine? how do you propose a solution to these problems and funding for them? What is your opinion on the political situation in your nation? What about your opinion on the religious and political conflict between your nation and its eastern neighbor? (I mentioned my native country in my essays)How do you view your religion?" Report Response

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

"What title would you give yourself as a doctor? Like what would you want to be remembered as? What do you forsee as ethical dilemmas facing you 10 years from now as it pertains to medicine? Talked about how different Gville was from the city where I went to undergrad. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"As a doctor, what title would you give yourself? Like what would you want to be remembered as? What is your greatest nonacacemic achievement? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above. Also, question about the political situation in my country. I mentioned my native country in my essays." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN feedback and went over my AMCAS. I'd advise you to know your AMCAS well and know about issues related to things peripherally related to your essays and activities. i.e. if you mention your native country and the poverty there then be able to know the political issues that may be the root of those problems and be able to discuss it. They don't expect answers to be the world's solutions just to see that you can think quickly about the issues and that you are able to come up with an answer on the spot. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very enthusiastic. Liked the fact that the hospitals and everything was close by rather then on the other side of town. Also impressed with Stan the dummy" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They couldn't give impression from the other side, so it seemed like they were overly positive for the school. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the students are very friendly and not as gunnerish as people portray them nor is this impression that all they want are people with extensive research necessarily true. I'd advise you to know your AMCAS well and know about issues related to things peripherally related to your essays and activities. i.e. if you mention your native country and the poverty there then be able to know the political issues that may be the root of those problems and be able to discuss it. They don't expect answers to be the world's solutions just to see that you can think quickly about the issues and that you are able to come up with an answer on the spot. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, not sure how it went but I was impressed by the school." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/14/2007

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?

7 out of 10

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

10 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?

7 out of 10

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