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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?

2 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 family." Report Response

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

"What do you do outside of class?" Report Response

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

"When did you decide you wanted to become a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were writing your bio at age 70, what would it say?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Something about health insurance..." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website, reviewed my file, talked to others that had interviewed" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Vandy cares a lot about its students and wants them to be happy. The admissions staff made sure you were comfortable and took you to your interview, etc. I go to Vandy undergrad, which I have been impressed with, and I continued to be impressed by the medical school. The 2nd year students help out the 1st year students A LOT." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour did not include any of the facilities." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It felt more like an opportunity for me to understand the school better than an actual interview. My interviewer started the interview by letting me ask questions but was also very prepared and very familiar with my AMCAS. The interviewers don't see your secondaries." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/27/2003

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