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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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)?

"How would your friends describe you?" Report Response

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

"Why Vanderbilt? Why Nashville?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Describe your usual role when working on a team." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What other schools would you like to go to? (I don't know if this is a completely "legal" question in the med school interview process.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read school's website, reviewed AMCAS application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"As others as said, the interviewer had thoroughly reviewed my AMCAS application. Everyone-students, interviewer, admissions staff-was very friendly and warm. The campus is beautiful and improvements are continuously being made. Lots of space in the city!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I got some side-swiping comments from my interviewer about the northeast and ivy league schools, even though a huge percentage of Vanderbilt's students are from the north and/or from ivy league schools." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall positive, standard interview. My interviewer was very informative and willing to talk at length about the school, unlike other interviewers I've had." 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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