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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"Why do you want to be a doc?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any failures?" Report Response

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

"Why UVM?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Say something interesting about yourself. So if you are interviewing, have an answer ready." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Any failures? I tried to avoid the question by saying that whey something does not work out, I do not see it as a failure but the interviewer (he) insisted that I answer the question specifically. So I came up with something." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interview with pre-med advisor, read books on interview skills, UVM website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"how they are keeping up with technology" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the area (Burlington) is small and isolated. It is cold for most part of the year." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That if you are out of state, prepare to wait. You are going straight to the waitlist no matter what. They toy around with out of state students even though most of their students are out of state." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school is not very well integrated/diverse. If you are a multicultural person, it is probable that you feel isolated. There is lady that always sings when everyone gets together to meet the dean or whatever. OMG! she needs to stop that charade because we end up clapping or fake a smile even though we were not impressed for one bit." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

Burlington

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Anchorage Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/14/2008

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

5 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

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