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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?

1 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?

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)?

"What did you do during your summers" Report Response

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

"What do you think about USC" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your rsearch" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think about USC (I go to UCLA - cross town rival)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain how you differentiate between B1a and B1b cells (from my research - very specific question!)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, online, read over my primary and secondary" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"It's true what they say ... the students really seem to love Vanderbilt ... and I think the reason is that they seriously cater to the students - they try and make it as easy as a process for you while your're there. I was impressed by the new Childrens hospital and just how major of a medical instution it is ... theres 5 hospitals on the immediate campus all wihtin a 2 minute walk of each other" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"humidity (im from so cal soooo)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview would be sooooo chill ...seriously i think i spent 1.5hrs in my interview just talking about everyday stuff with my interviewere" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"like i said ... very chill/conversational" 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

BNA

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?

08/27/2007

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?

8 out of 10

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