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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)?

"tell me about your research" Report Response

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

"tell me about your family" Report Response

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

"tell me about yourself" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Very conversational interview, so there were a lot of interesting topics, but they weren't really ASKED, just arrived at them naturally." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None, all very straight-forward." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read through my application, read about vanderbilt" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty and staff are so warm and wonderful, very intelligent students with impressive board scores and residency placement. and although I'm a minority from California and didn't know what to expect of Nashville, I loved it, and it wasn't hick-ish, and even heard there is a salsa club and lots of regular hip-hop clubs, not just country music :)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the grayline shuttle DOES NOT pick you up right next to the library like i thought it would, it picks you up in front of the hospital down the street!!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The faculty member i had during my interview was the sweetest man ever, one of those cute grandfather-types. Vanderbilt is impressive, the students were good-looking, relaxed and happy with a system with pass/fail, without a curve grades." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/08/2003

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