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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?

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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"What was your college like?" Report Response

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

"How do you think your study abroad experience will help you in medical school or as a physician?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"N/A" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No difficult questions, really. The interview was very conversational." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read AMCAS app, read the material on Vandy's website, spoke with current students." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students! All of the current students I met seem to be having a wonderful experience at Vanderbilt and in Nashville. Their enthusiasm, even after just finishing finals, certainly improved my opinion of the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"A bit too much down time, but it was understandable, given that finals had finished the day before and many of the students were leaving for break." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How prevalent the southern influence would be (attitudes, hospitality, use of the term "y'all", etc)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great experience. I would now consider Vanderbilt my top choice, even over more highly-ranked institutions." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/17/2004

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