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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?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Tell me about your research" Report Response

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

"Why UVM? Why would you fit here?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about the last four years." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was given a quote from Hemingway's Farewell to Arms and asked what I thought about it." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are the cons of being independent (we were talking about Britain versus U.S.A). Then the interviewer went off on a strange tangent about the men in Vermont, and completely unrelated topics. I just nodded along." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read application, read up on the school, kept up to date w/current affairs" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The beautiful scenery in all directions. (Despite the freezing cold)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lots of things: The facilities are too small, you might have to go to Maine or Boston for clinicals, library is far too small." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It's NOT diverse: so monocultural it's not even funny. And it's freezing!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The people of vermont are very friendly but can't say the same for the interviewers. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/07/2002

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