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  • University of Florida
  • Psychology School
  • Gainesville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

5

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

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

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

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

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

What was the most interesting question?

"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!)" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

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

How did you prepare for the interview?

"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. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"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. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"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!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I did not know that the clinical training took place entirely in the hospital (the clinical students do not see any counseling center patients), but this is a major plus to me. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"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. " 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

GNV

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/09/2007

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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