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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?

45 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 a specific volunteer experience." Report Response

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

"Is there something that you want me to tell the admissions committee that is not anywhere in your application?" Report Response

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

"What factors directed you into a career in medicine growing up?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about yourself growing up." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Was asked about one of my weaknesses in a round about way. Basically the question was what do i want to do in the future to improve a weekness of mine." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SD.net, read over amcas (the interviewers do not see your vandy secondary app), scanned website, practice answering questions out loud." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I think everyone says this about vandy, but the satisfaction of the students...they are just all around happy to be there" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"not much of a tour, didn't get to see the hospital." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the interviewer is not on the admissions committee, he simply writes a letter to the committee about your interview with him" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall it was really good, the faculty, administration and students were all super nice and friendly. They just built an awesome new childrens hospital that is really cool. You are escorted to your actual interview, so dont worry about getting lost. Definately a top notch school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/03/2004

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