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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why Vanderbilt?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None, he was pretty quiet and got interrupted during our interview by his beeper." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This website, reading newspaper, school's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The student tour guides were soooo enthusiastic and they had only good things to say about the school. It wasn't like they were trying to sell the school, they were really genuine about their passion for the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I was upset by how short the interview was. I didn't feel that I really got to discuss all aspects of my application. I felt like I was leading the interview, pulling for questions." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Try to get a morning interview so you can go on the Children's Hospital tour." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was very low-key like everyone has said. It was like having a conversation rather than an interview. Make sure you have some questions prepared for the interviewer, as the conversation is divided equally between you and the interviewer. If you want to share something about your experiences, make sure you bring it up!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

BNA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/22/2005

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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