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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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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" Report Response

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

"Explain the weak areas of your application" Report Response

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

"how has your background in xxx (non scientific area) helped prepare you for medicine" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"do you think focusing on MCAT scores is a good way for medical schools to distinguish applicants?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"interview was conversational--none of the questions were really "difficult"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked over feedback on SDN, read UVM's website, talked with student hosts" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the location, the students I stayed with, COMET--the pathology images were great! and VIC, the students I met (both current and fellow interviewees)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"wish that it wasn't quite so pricey!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"would have been nice to have had a biography blurb for my interviewer to look at in advance of our interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a great day and I enjoyed imagining myself as a medical student there next year (crossing fingers!) Appreciated the friendliness of everyone I met and the vegetarian food available. The interview building can be a little hard to find, so leave yourself plenty of time and don't be afraid to ask those around you for directions!" 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

BTV

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/02/2008

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?

10 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

"more extensive tour of hospital facilities" Report Response

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