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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"There's 2 interviews. One short, one long. The long one is traditional (OPEN FILE) type questions, the short one is personal/creative questions (CLOSED FILE). In the first interview we discussed global health and my background and interests. The most difficult questions were regarding my research, but they were only difficult because I didn't prepare this!" Report Response

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

"Discuss a type of pain that isn't physical and your experience w it or surrounding it." Report Response

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

"When's the last time you asked 'why'? (this question isn't strict and doesnt have to be the LAST time you asked why. I talked about a random interest that I had a few years ago and she loved my answer!)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Discuss a time when you had to see something from someone else's perspective." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Regarding my research." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN. No need to super prep tho." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

No Response

What impressed you negatively?

No Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Read up on my research!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Don't sweat it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

3 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

No Response

What was your primary mode of travel?

No Response

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

No Response

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

Holiday Inn is walking distance!

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

November

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

3 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

3 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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