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  • University of Vermont College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Burlington
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10


How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


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)?

"What are your strengths/weakenesses?" Report Response

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

"What would you do if you didn't get into med school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where do you get your spunk from?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Has anyone ever dissuaded you from becoming a doctor?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up on UVM and the new curriculum. Looked up info on the state of Vermont and the city of Burlington. Also ate some Ben and Jerry's and listened to some Phish (two Vermont mainstays :))" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How well organized the interview day was and how amazingly friendly and happy students seemed to be, even in the midst of exams. UVM really makes the effort to make you feel comfortable and relaxed the day of your interview. I also enjoyed my fellow interviewees! Positive vibes all around. If you partake in any kind of winter outdoor activities, this is the place to be! If you ride, check out the Burton Snowboard Factory store...that place is like a shrine!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"If you're coming from the west coast, the travel day to Burlington can be very long, especially if you utilized Southwest airlines. However, I have no negative feelings about the actual college of medicine or Burlington." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"In Burlington (and probably the rest of Vermont), if you buy clothes or shoes for under a $100, you are not taxed! I wish I had brought more spending money." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Burlington and UVM rock. I'd come here in a flash. I absolutely loved the place. The town and it's inhabitants are Birkenstock-friendly and eco-conscious. I really enjoyed my time there. My interview experience was also very, very positive. I did not feel intimidated to be myself around my interviewer--he did an excellent job of making me feel at ease. The interview was very conversational, very laid back and non-stressful. " Report Response

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