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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 yourself." Report Response

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

"What hospital volunteer work have you done?" Report Response

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

"What will you do if you do not get into medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who is more musically talented, you or your sister?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How did you choose your major?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students and faculty are supportive. Vandy gives you a ton of options for what you want to do there. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Brick is everywhere. It's on the buildings and the sidewalk. There isn't enough greenery to balance it." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I knew they had installed a deranged mutant killer water fountain right next to my interviewer's office." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everyone was very very nice: my shuttle driver, the applicants, the med students, the interviewer. The campus tour and lunch were pretty bad. They hooked me up with an MD/PhD. He was very helpful and showed me around. This is the only way to see what the labs are like. The place is huge, though not too attractive. Overall, it was pleasant." 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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