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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?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 did you wait until you graduated from college before applying to medical school?" Report Response

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

"From this experience (a medical issue listed on my AMCAS), did you have any negative interactions with people in the medical profession?" 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?

"Why did you choose your undergraduate institution?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Of the activities you listed on your AMCAS application, which activity are you most proud of?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read AMCAS, practiced interview questions, mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everything! the rapport of the students and staff, the facilities, the friendly people... " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Most people wear dark suits... but I doubt that it really matters." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great! A very relaxed conversation. It seemed too easy, actually, but I guess I'll see if I get accepted!" 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?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/07/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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