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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 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)?

"Why Vanderbilt?" Report Response

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

"How did you come to the decision to be a doctor?" Report Response

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

"What makes you uniquely suited to come to Vanderbilt?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing unusual." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What makes you better than other applicants" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"website, review applications" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How happy the students were." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nashville doesn't have much besides ribs and catfish for eating out options. This was really the only bad thing, though, which is pretty impressive. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was shorter than I would have liked because my interviewer was busy. Though extremely congenial and pleasant. The whole day I was surrounded by really nice, helpful people who seemed really excited to be at Vanderbilt." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

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?

Doubletree

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/19/2005

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

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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