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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?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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 your undergraduate experience." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"How did you become interested in medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"(for me): why did you join the military?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"(for me): what do you think of the military mother camping outside of Bush's ranch?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"review AMCAS application, read SDN reports, really wasn't prepared enough for this interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are absolutely amazing, much has been built within the last few years. The students are enthusiastic and really nice. I also sat in a couple of classes that were interesting." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The students leading the tour had only been there for 5 days themselves--it was a case of the blind leading the blind." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How amazing Vanderbilt is." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interviewer was very nice, tried to make the interview as relaxed as possible. I really couldn't tell how well I did though, he seemed kind of unimpressed." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/19/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 out of 10

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