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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why not study medicine in-state?" Report Response

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

"What sort of clinical experience do you have? (Followed by my interviewer professing to think that shadowing and clinic-based volunteering is a bunk requirement. Superficial, is what he called it.)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How did you come to be Korean? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why not apply to your in-state schools?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read AMCAS application, researched interviewer, studied the curriculum/website info" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewer, who was humorous, knew my application front to back and was a genuinely great guy, in general. Also, how supportive different classes are of one another. Emphasis program, funding for med scholars program, intersessions, really hands-on rotations." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nashville's car-driven." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Thrilling, actually. My interviewer was just an excellent sort of person." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Nashville Music City Hostel

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/23/2006

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

10 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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