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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?

9 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?

2

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)?

"(Personal questions about AMCASS app) " Report Response

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

"Why VT? Why UVM?" Report Response

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

"Why a low science GPA (3.3) " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you think you'll handle the power of being a physician? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Your science GPA is lower than it should be and medical school goes quickly. How can we by sure you won't fall behind? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over my app, read all about the UVM system. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The staff was very professional, great presentations and nice people. The school is BEAUTIFUL and the new curriculum is something they are really proud of, for good reason. Also great use of technology. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Your rotations are either in Burlington VT or Maine. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Your rotations are either in Burlington VT or Maine. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school in a beautiful, but bubble-like location. Fantastic new curriculum, great use of technology. This place will prepare you to be a great physician, but limited experience to urban hospitals, and Burlington is small. Had a great time, though. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

BTV

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hilton--$90! Special price through UVM

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2007

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

10 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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Very little--the day went really well." Report Response

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