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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?

8 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)?

"What is 10^6?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about the research you've done." Report Response

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

"What do you want me to say on your behalf to the admissions committee?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I didn't get any ''deep'' questions. Both interviewers wanted to know all about the information I had put in my AMCAS application and in my secondary." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Something about ATP and the Kreb's Cycle. The question wasn't so difficult, but the context was strange. The interviewer just wanted to see how I would react. It was almost like it was intended to by an ice-breaker." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interviews, read over my applications and essays, visited SDN and looked at previous interviewees." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I like the time we had with the second year medical students during lunch. I got candid answers to my questions. Also, it really does seem like everyone loves being there, though they admit that medical school is grueling. I felt like everyone was honest, and no one tried to put on a show for us." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The day was on the long side. We did not get out until close to 6:00 pm, but looking back it didn't feel that long. Make sure you take the ''wear comfortable shoe'' warnings seriously." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I researched what the ''typical day at UFCOM'' would be like by looking at this site. So, nothing really threw me off guard." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was asked to explain thoroughly some issues in my application. Though it was tough in a way, I really felt like my interviewer wanted to know all about everything so that I could be best represented in front of the committee. I felt like the interviews were a chance to show who I was and the interviewers took what I said to heart." 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?

12/14/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The admissions office was one of the best parts of the whole application process. I don't know what" Report Response

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