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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

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 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)?

"What is your biggest weakness?" Report Response

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

"You don't seem like you'd be a good doctor, tell me if I'm wrong." Report Response

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

"Are you anti-feminist?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I was not asked any questions that were interesting." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

""I don't think you're cut out well to be a doctor. Please contradict me so that you have a chance of acceptance with the admissions committee."" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, U. Vermont website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nothing really." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school overall claims to be a genuinely friendly, non-competitive environment. However, my interview was extremely cut-throat, and my interviewer seemed to dislike me and be biased against me from the very start. In reality, the school almost seemed a bit... communistic. Any sort of competitiveness or desire to accel was looked at negatively. Everyone is discouraged from studying alone. You are supposed to do just as well as everyone else, not any better." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviewer was very negative and condescending. U. Vermont should considering replacing my interviewer because of she was insulting and discouraging. Bad image for U. Vermont." 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?

7 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?

Airplane

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

$501+

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Wyndham

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/29/2005

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

2 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

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