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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?

10 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 about your research project" Report Response

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

"It seems you have an interest in pediatrics/working with children, can you elaborate?" Report Response

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

"Why not pursue an MD/PhD" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was your marathon time." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why not pursue an MD/PhD" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, read primary app (interviewer does not get secondary), slept well." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Children's Hospital, CELA, Judy, undergrad campus (so beautiful!), students were very happy" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There can be a LOT of down time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"If possible, I would recommend the afternoon interview. provides you with less downtime. " 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?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/22/2008

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

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Nothing! Judy was so sweet! Southern hospitality is wonderful!" Report Response

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