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  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Nashville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"why did you choose your undergrad institution?" Report Response

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

"where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"what kind of research are you interested in?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"we talked about the importance of literature / the humanities in medicine, but I can't remember a specific question" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"which do you prefer - the canadian health care system, or the us health care system?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"sdn, vandy website, read up on health policy, read amcas app" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"children's hospital is amazing, though eerily empty. all of the construction is also impressive - shows how successful hospital is" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the curriculum is straight up old school. real patient interaction isn't introduced until third year and for the first 2 yrs, you're in lecture from 8-5" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"day ends early (2 ish). book your flight for 4, or else you'll be hanging around in the admissions lounge for a long time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"good first interview to have. interviewer very friendly and went out of his way to find out more about my interests. he'd thoroughly gone over my amcas, so there was no pressure to reiterate everything already said in it" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2004

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