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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?

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)?

"Describe your research." Report Response

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

"Describe your community service. " Report Response

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

"Why medicine (academic medicine specifically)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you do in your spare time? The questions were pretty standard." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What was your most important leadership role and why? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Interview feedback, read AMCAS/secondary application." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nice city, campus. Brand new pediatrics building. Changes in curriculum. The student hosts/tour givers are really nice. I was told by the students (both male and female) that the student body is very attractive (no pun intended)." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interview was during a major part of the tour and during the student QA period, so I missed all that stuff. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Take a look at the main campus beforehand/afterwards, its really neat. The admissions office will get a shuttle for you to the airport and it costs $11. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview was really relaxed and refreshing. Very conversational. I got lucky in terms of having a chill interviewer, though I think others who are not so lucky will curse the one and only interview Vandy provides. The campus is incredible, the resources are great, the students are cool, the faculty seems accessible. Very nice school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/08/2003

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