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  • University of Florida
  • Psychology School
  • Gainesville
Individual Feedback 1 5 Responses
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 4
Negatively 0
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
5.25 4

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
8.40 5

0 = low, 10 = high

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

Response Avg # Responders
8.80 5

0 = low, 10 = high

Was this interview in-person or virtual?

No responses

Questions

How long was the interview?

Response # Responders
5 minutes 0
10 minutes 0
15 minutes 0
20 minutes 0
25 minutes 0
30 minutes 4
35 minutes 0
40 minutes 0
45 minutes 0
50 minutes 0
55 minutes 0
60+ minutes 1

Where did the interview take place?

Response # Responders
At the school 5
At a regional location 0
At another location 0

What was the style of the interview?

Response # Responders
One-on-one 5
In a group 0

What type of interview was it?

Response # Responders
Open file 4
Closed file 0

How many people interviewed you?

Response Average # Responders
4.60 5

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

"What do you want to know about the program?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Why are you applying specifically to our program? What do you see yourself doing in 10 years? " More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What do you like about UF?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"-Name ten words that describe you" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are your strengths and weaknesses? " More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What about your undergraduate training makes you stand out? " More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"What are you looking for in graduate study?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"-Why did you choose to apply to UF?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Describe your past research experiences." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

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

"What topic in psychology (other than your stated interest) are you interested in? " More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"-Are you in a relationship? What will happen with that when you come here?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"Do you have any questions for me? (About half of each interview was spent with this)." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you found any weaknesses in our program? " More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"I'm taking a poll . . . What is the difference between interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, and transdisciplinary?" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"-Name ten words that describe you!" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"As we work in a hospital versus a counseling center, are you prepared to work with patients with severe injuries, burns, wounds, etc? (This question was longer but my memory is fading. It was certainly unexpected!)" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"If you could build a clinical program of your own, describe the components" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"none, all were manageable and no one was grilling me. " More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"-Name ten words that describe you..." More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

"I was asked what my weaknesses were 3 times in one interview! I ran out of ideas and started rambling :P" More from this Member | Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about professors' research" More from this Member | Report Response

"read POI's articles, read online program website, write out & practice answers to anticipatated questions " More from this Member | Report Response

"Read papers by POIs and reviewed my research and SOP" More from this Member | Report Response

"-Reviewed the faculty's publications" More from this Member | Report Response

"Reading about the program, reading recent research by the faculty. Bring a few copies of your CV just in case! One of my interviewers asked for one. " More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very organized track programs. Nice facilities." More from this Member | Report Response

"breadth/quality of training, access to medical patient populations, productive research faculty, new facilities, internship match rates" More from this Member | Report Response

"I loved the people, the facilities, and the breadth of experience available. Also, we attended a case conference, which was very cool. " More from this Member | Report Response

"-SUPER positive, very welcoming and open" More from this Member | Report Response

"How friendly the faculty, staff, and students were. I had heard that the people in the program were very competitive but I did not observe this at all. The facilities were also amazing; they recently built a new building for the Health Professions students. " More from this Member | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Gainesville. Some of the current students were not very friendly (but some were great)" More from this Member | Report Response

"some of the other applicants (not friendly)" More from this Member | Report Response

"It seemed the city was disproportionately full of undergrad hang outs, with few grad students spots. " More from this Member | Report Response

"-Nothing." More from this Member | Report Response

"Not much :) Gainesville was small and quiet, but it was not as bad as I thought it would be. I sadly did not get to see any alligators, although they are apparently common on campus!" More from this Member | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Well, I must have liked it because I will be going there next year! " More from this Member | Report Response

"I met a lot of very cool people and really enjoyed the weather. " More from this Member | Report Response

"-The intervew was one entire day, but it was great. Everyone was enthusiastic and supportive." More from this Member | Report Response

"Although the interview weekend was long and tiring, I had a great time and am looking forward to hearing my admissions decision. I will definitely attend this program if given the opportunity. " More from this Member | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Response # Responders
Student 4
Faculty member 0
Admissions staff 0
Other 1

How did the tourguide seem?

Response # Responders
Enthusiastic 5
Neutral 0
Discouraging 0

How do you rank the facilities?

Response Avg # Responders
9.67 3

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your in-state status?

Response # Responders
In state 0
Out of state 5

What was your total time spent traveling?

Response # Responders
0-1 hour 0
2-3 hours 1
4-6 hours 2
7+ hours 2

What was your primary mode of travel?

Response # Responders
Airplane 5
Automobile 0
Train or subway 0
Other 0

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

Response # Responders
< $100 0
$101-$200 0
$201-$300 0
$301-$400 2
$401-$500 1
$501+ 2

What airport did you use?

JAX

Orlando

GNV

Where did you stay?

Response # Responders
At school facility 0
With students at the school 4
Friends or family 0
Hotel 1
Home 0
Other 0

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Sleep Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

Sleep Inn

Comments on where you stayed

No responses

General Info

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

Response Avg # Responders
8.60 5

0 = low, 10 = high

What is your ranking of this school's location?

Response Avg # Responders
6.40 5

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
6.60 5

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
6.00 2

0 = low, 10 = high

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

Response Avg # Responders
7.50 2

0 = low, 10 = high

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

Response Avg # Responders
8.00 1

0 = low, 10 = high

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Admissions office not responsive until they get all applications processed (8 wks after deadline)" More from this Member | Report Response

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