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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

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)?

"What is your favorite nonscience class?" Report Response

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

"Why Vanderbilt?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any questions for me?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was your favorite nonscience class?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing difficult" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, look over my AMCAS and read about Vanderbilt's curriculum" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are very friendly and seem to have a lot of influence at the school. The professors and students get along well. Everyone seems proud of their school but not arrogant. First-years receive a lot of mentoring and help from faculty and older students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities are nice but not extremely impressive. Someone's car was broken into at the hotel I was staying at after I was told that I was in a very safe area of Nashville." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"My interviewer wanted to answer the questions I had about the school (I spent half the interview asking him questions.)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very conversational and friendly. My interviewer was great and asked "get to know you" questions." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

BNA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Guest House Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/06/2005

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

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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