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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)?

"What volunteer experience do you have?" Report Response

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

"Are you going to graduate with honors?" Report Response

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

"How do you like Atlanta? (I live in Atlanta)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How exactly does a basic swing dance step go? (I told him I teach swing dance lessons)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Will you add diversity to next year's class?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, Vandy website, reread my AMCAS (they don't see your secondary), mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Every medical student I talked to was bright, happy and energetic. Student satisfaction was really high and there was lots of participation during classes, even with 105 people there. Be" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My interview was almost a little too laid back. It was very unstructured and my interviewer hadn't even looked at my application when I walked in so we went over it together." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my feet were going to hurt after walking around in my shoes all day" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had an afternoon interview with a neurologist. He was really nice and we had a good conversation, but very laid back. I should have gone in with a few more questions prepared because we ended up talking about Vandy for quite a while. He even walked me back to the admissions office and gave me a tour of the parts of the campus that the other tour had left out." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/07/2004

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