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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Are you considering the MD/PhD program?" Report Response

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

"How did you treat this patient in the wilderness (referring to AMCAS essay)?" Report Response

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

"Why would you want to take a military scholarship?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How does your research (plant bio / agricultural) relate to human medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a personal conflict that you've had in the workplace." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview, reviewed AMCAS, read UVM website esp. for Vermont Integrated Curriculum (VIC)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"VIC gets students into the clinical setting early; facilities are well equipped / newly renovated; students collaborate rather than compete and really like the program; Burlington and the nearby mountains are rad!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"At times, my interviewer monologued on his own research at the expense of discussing my candidacy in greater depth." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How conversational and adept the lecturers are. Sit in on a class if time permits." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interviewer was a bit aloof/cryptic but we covered some areas of my AMCAS in great depth. The interviewer had obviously taken notes on my AMCAS ahead of time. However, I left feeling as though I hadn't spoken my case fully." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

n/a

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/30/2007

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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