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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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about yourself. " Report Response

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

"Do you have a mentor?" Report Response

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

"What kind of research did you do?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why pole-vaulting?!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, read over my AMCAS and Vandy secondary app, researched the school on its website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students there are actually happy. There is tons of student and faculty support, and the professors have the best personalities I've ever seen on a staff. The facilities are much newer and nicer than I expected as well." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was pretty short, and there was lots of downtime in the morning, before and after the interview. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nashville is much smaller than I expected, and further from the campus than I hoped. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It felt much more like a discussion than an interview. Since the interviewers only read the AMCAS essay, I ended up answering questions reminiscent of the Vanderbilt secondary essays. Everyone strives to make the experience as comfortable as possible, and they succeed. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/17/2004

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