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

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10


How long was the interview?

50 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What other schools I had visited for interviews?" Report Response

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

"Did I know anyone in UFCOMs classes." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What did I know about the University of Florida COM." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What were the three biggest problems confronting healthcare in the US right now. I was ready for one but not THREE!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Visited their website and talked to current students who I knew, MSAR entry, SDN web site." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Robyn Shepperd in the Office of Admissions was the only bright spot in an otherwise dreary interview experience." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The robotic students I encountered outside of the admissions office. Comparative lack of clinical experiences in the first two years of the curriculum." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Shands Hospital is basically a mid-sized hospital in a little back woods Florida town. Everyone seemed intent on telling me how great it was. Personally, I didn't see any advantage of going to UFCOM other than it's cheap in comparison to other schools. Maybe you get what you pay for!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The Admissions staff were very friendly. But once out of the office things got really "pro-forma" including the student tour which was conducted by a student who seemed to be doing me a favor. I think UFCOM is a good school to attend if you're a Florida resident (cheap tuition) and plan to spend your career in a little rural town treating people just like yourself." Report Response

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