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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)?

"Do you have any questions for me?" Report Response

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

"What about yourself sometimes gives you trouble . . . In case you couldn't tell, this is a thinly veiled weakness question?" Report Response

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

"What are you most proud of?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So I see you're on the Academic Dishonesty Committee . . . What's been the most challenging case you've seen?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How would you bring diversity to Vanderbilt?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over primary, secondary, researched Vandy, and wikipedia'd some small details from my primary and secondary (plots from books I had mentioned)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"EVERYTHING at Vanderbilt is AMAZING! Everyone is friendly and the facilities are unbeatable. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, really." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much I want to go to Vanderbilt." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very, very good. The people at Vandy do a fantastic job of making you feel welcome and excited about the next four years of your life." 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?

$201-$300

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?

Guesthouse Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/31/2007

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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