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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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 UVM amongst all the other great schools out there? What's so special about this place?" Report Response

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

"Why not nursing or social work instead of medicine?" Report Response

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

"What's the best experience you've ever had?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who are you role models and how did they impact your decision to enter medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You're neither smart or well-qualified enough to be a doctor. Prove me wrong." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, research on UVM's programs, mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Enthusiasm of students, brand-new facilities, state-of-the-art hospital, faculty" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The cold, rainy weather and the cost of education for out of state residents." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I had gone over more of the school's information and had more questions specific to actual programs and policies rather than just the pratice of medicine at the school and Vermont in general." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Good interview experience to start with- very low-stress environment and a great school. All the other interviewees were great people and we all had fun together (even though it was a stressful day for all of us)." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

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?

Doubletree Suites in Burlington

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/27/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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