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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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 are you doing right now?" Report Response

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

"Can you tell me more about your research?" Report Response

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

"Tell me more about (specific AMCAS activity)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"MSAR, SDN, Talked to other students, School's website, Reviewed AMCAS." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone here was INCREDIBLY nice, including the admissions staff, the interviewer, tour guides, and even random medical students walking by. The new Children's Hospital is exactly what a children's hospital should look like. The campus had a comfortable feel, and the hospitals are huge. The new anatomy lab is the best one that I've seen yet!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing in particular." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How great this school really was." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The admissions staff walks you to your interview, which is something that I have not seen anywhere else. Everyone in the Vanderbilt family seemed to really love being there, and their energy was infectious. This school was not a top choice for me early on, but after this trip, it firmly planted itself as a place that I would love to study medicine at." 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?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

Memphis

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/04/2008

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep up the great work!" Report Response

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