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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"How did Native Am. etc.? What do you think will be hardest in med school? How can I explain to the admissions commitee that you're scores are not reflective of how intelligent you are?" Report Response

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

"How will you face death? (we talkeda bout end-of-life care for a while)" Report Response

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

"Have your submitted research papers been published? Why UVM? Strengths and weaknesses type question." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How did being Native American play a role in your life/upbringing?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How will you deal with death when your first patient/patients die? (as their primary care doc)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, talked with students, re-read my amcas materials" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everyone is uncommonly nice and friendly, they put more weight on wellroundedness and compassion than grades and mcat (once you have an interview)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"hard to imagine new buildings that will be there in the fall, it's under construction, and tour only of indoors of one building" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"relax! just be yourself, don't forget which journals your publications are in :-o" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"UVM was beautiful, their new curriculum seems very integrated and comprehensive, seems great for early experience and combining classroom/lab with clinical and diagnostic" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/12/2004

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