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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

How you think you did?

9 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 your life before undergrad." Report Response

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

"What inspires you toward medicine/" Report Response

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

"What was so special about your undergraduate institution?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"the whole thing was basically a conversation so it wasn't stressful really at all.. the questions just flowed and followed naturally." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over my interviewer's page on the Vandy website, read over my app but i didn't need to b/c your interviewer does not see your Secondary, only your AMCAS.." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"OMG...you have not seen a Children's Hospital 'til you see the one at Vandy... wow. also..students were happy. and vanderbilt has so much $$$.. tons of scholarship" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the one thing students said they'd change about the school is the fact that they're in lecture all the time.. this is straight traditional style..no PBL whatsoever...don't know if that's a negative though?/?" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"i was doing too much in my heels!! also, lots of downtime,.so explore!!!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"this was a wonderful place. i was inspired to forego my interest in PBL in favor of attending this austere place. however, as a URM, diversity is rather important to me. last yr, only 4 URM in the whole class and this past yr, there were 15 total.. compared to some other schools, the #s don't look so good...but it was definitely a great day!!!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/24/2004

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