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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

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)?

"What do you think of Vermont?" Report Response

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

"Let's say you're in med school and you had a Saturday off to yourself after a long week what would you do?" Report Response

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

"When did you know you wanted to go into medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who made the most impression on your life." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Give me a synopsis of your life...you can start from the womb if you want." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, website, mock interview, AMCAS" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are beautiful and the students are extremely friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The patient population is primarily white and lacking in diversity in terms of culture, race, etc." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the Sheraton is closer than the Holiday Inn to the med school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Got there at 9:15am and was picked up by an admissions person at 10am and taken to a conference room where we had an overview of UVM, a couple more staff/faculty members stopped by to welcome us, which was nice. Then we had the financial aid talk followed by one of the deans who came to speak to us about UVM. Next, we had lunch/tour with the med students and then were dropped off to get picked up by our interviewers. While waiting several med students dropped by to comment, answer questions, and wish us luck." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

BTV

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/25/2008

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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Please get better name tags!! It was a bit annoying to have the tag curling up and eventually fallin" Report Response

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