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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Tell me why medicine? Why Vanderbilt?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself?" Report Response

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

"What has been your favorite extracurricular experience?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Having other interviews before this and going over the typical why medicine, and tell me about yourself questions as they pertained to me." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewer spent more time trying to sell me on the school. Also, everyone seemed really nice there even in the city, the shuttle driver, the hotel staff, everyone seemed to know interviews were going on." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"That I came during fall break when all of the students were out of town. Also that due to my afternoon interview which was rescheduled at the last minute, I missed the Children's hospital tour." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing really." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I just felt good being there. The way you feel at an interview is a personal thing. Your day will begin depending on when your interview is. And it will end depending on when your interview is as well. I got along very well with the other interviewees, we were cracking jokes while watching a lost episode on ABC.com it was very laid back!" 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?

2-3 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?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

The Guest House Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/20/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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