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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Review of logistics from AMCAS app; where I went to school, where I grew up, etc." Report Response

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

"Was it (excperience X) that made you interested in medicine?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you did not end up pursuing medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"A question pertaining to my upbringing and how I have supported myself." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really difficult, it was more of a conversation. But, if I had to classify the *most* difficult, it was probably: ''how do you deal with failure?''" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read UVM's website, SDN, had other interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The med students were really encouraging and had very positive things to say about the school, the school's facilities are new and impressive, and the faculty and staff seemed happy and inviting. (You will especially love Mary Campbell in admissions; what a lady!)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much! (Not anything, really.)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Not to be stressed out or freaked; they are more interested in getting to know you and making you feel welcome." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I walked away from UVM even more impressed than I had been prior to the interview. The staff was quite friendly, helpful and sincere. The students seem well-rounded, interested in having lives outside of the classroom and collaborate well with each other. I really got a positive impression from this school (though I was expecting my experience to be pretty positive, the great energy flowing out of this place blew me away)." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/25/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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