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  • University of Vermont College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Burlington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

7 out of 10

How you think you did?

3 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"Why is there such a disparity between your grades in the humanities and those in the sciences? (Asked this twice, although worded slightly different)" Report Response

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

"What did you learn as an EMT?" Report Response

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

"It looks like your only clinical experience wasa month two years ago. (Not a question, but also untrue, most of my experiences are clinical and have a current full-time job in clinical research...)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing too interesting, just had me repeate my application over and over." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"He made a lot of statements that were hard t figure out how to answer." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I went over my AMCAS, secondary app, also did thorough research of the school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The integrated curriculum looks amazing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interviewer didn't seem to want to meet with me." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That not all the interviewers are low stress." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I did not like my interviewer, he ahd me go through my entire application and didn't leave room for discussion. Because of this I did not feel like he wanted to know me and my goals in hoping for an acceptance to medical school, instead it seemed like he just wanted to know what I had done. (which is already on my app)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hilton Burlington

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/17/12

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?

9 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Have the current medical students give a tour, also make sure to introduce who is speaking." Report Response

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