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  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Nashville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Again, lots of questions on me (my undergrad experience, how I became interested in medicine, how I completed my pre-requisites, what other schools I applied to, my work experience...." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How is it living in Las Vegas?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing really...most questions centered around getting to know me." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Re-read my AMCAS application, my secondary application, SDN interview feedbacks, made some notes on the classic questions I expected (why medicine? why this school?)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students, faculty and staff. They were all very happy to be at Vandy...even the cashier in the cafeteria told me how much he enjoyed Vanderbilt!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not a thing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Pass/Fail grading system (I had conflicting info on this topic). To be clear...they just started the Pass/Fail system this fall." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school. Great town. Great folks (students, faculty, staff). You'd be crazy not to go there if you get in." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/29/2003

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