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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Why UVM? Why Vermont?" Report Response

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

"What are you doing for the next year?" Report Response

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

"Are you ready for the commitment involved in a career in medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What one thing do you want to accomplish?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me something that isn't in your AMCAS application. (This was hard because I basically put everything I could into my AMCAS and I wasn't expecting this question)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, pre-med committee interview, UVM website, read over AMCAS" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Pretty much everything. Burlington is laid-back and very relaxed. The surrounding area is beautiful with Lake Champlain and surrounding mountains on either side. The facilities are pretty much brand new and very impressive. Also, the integration of technology into the education is fantastic and the integrated curriculum is pretty amazing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The high cost for out-of-state students and the lack of diversity in the patient population." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing. I did a lot of research to prepare for this interview and I basically knew what to expect." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The entire day was very stress-free and relaxed. The atmosphere of the entire school was casual (but professional) and friendly. I was a bit nervous because this was my first interview but everyone there was very welcoming and respectful of us." 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

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 Burlington

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/23/2008

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?

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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"My only suggestion would be to give a more in-depth tour of the clinical facilities. We only went t" Report Response

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