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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Proudest achievement outside of academics/science/clinical research/medicine" Report Response

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

"What person has influenced or inspired you the most in your life" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your experiences (on AMCAS) and how they have prepared you for a career in medicine (very open)...also prompted me to discuss something others may not focus on. " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was the most interesting thing you saw while working in an ER?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The broad, "in your own words, I want to hear about how you feel about your experiences"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"School's website, SDN interview feedback- made a list of previous questions and practiced answering them, spoke with pre-med dean at my undergraduate college" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school's facilities are very new and technology driven. The curriculum is designed for the modern doctor - everything is integrated and about becoming a well rounded doctor." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Cost, and I'm in-state! Location is more rural than I would prefer, but other than that this school is amazing! " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The name of the person who would be interviewing me...I'd like to have prepared myself. Also, if you are in-state make sure to fill out the residency application BEFORE you go to your interview...did not know that beforehand." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school and hospital are beautiful and physically attached. Students seem happy and relaxed and the environment is very collaborative. The curriculum is truly one of a kind and will give you much more clinical experience than other programs." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

$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?

Sheraton

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/22/2009

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?

8 out of 10

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

5 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

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