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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 family" Report Response

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

"Are there any doctors in your family" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"All of the questions were about things on my application" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"About the content of a bioethics paper on abortion" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my application, reviewed website, talked to several friends who go there" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Proximity of the hospitals to the school and to the university campus, all the students are happy, decent amount of research opportunities, lots of resources for ECs (dual degrees, away clerkships, time off to do research), family friendly neighborhoods close to school" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Very traditional lecture-based curriculum (but this might not be a bad thing because Vanderbilt students tend to kick ass on Step 1)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"This wasn't a big deal for me, but I missed the lunch because the student presentation/tour ran long and I had to leave to go to my interview. If you have a 1pm interview eat a big breakfast and snack during your off-time in the morning" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/20/2004

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