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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Did you learn to type at your highschool? (First question)." Report Response

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

"Describe a day in the life of you the physician ten years from now. Where do children fit into that picture? " Report Response

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

"What do you think a medical school interview should be like? (He thought it was more of a conversation and couldn't be standardized)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were new to an area and needed to be seen by a physician what is the #1 most important characteristic for that physician to have? (He would take "a cold fish scientist before a humanistic physician")." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Name three current medical issues at the supreme court right now." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my application, read up on the school, read the newspaper, spoke with current med students and other students interviewing this year." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone seemed there for you and the school stresses being a whole person in addition to an excellent physician. Low pressure." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"UVM med school admissions gives feedback if you do not get an acceptance. Also, what does "UVM" stand for?" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"A long day with the interview at the end. I didn't get to talk as much as I expected during the interview but came away from it knowing what direction my interviewer thought medicine should go in the future." 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?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/13/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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