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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?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

4 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 is the one accomplishment you're most proud of?" Report Response

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

"How do other describe you?" Report Response

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

"interview touched on variety of non-medical topics - African dictators, religion and politics in America, etc" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What's the deal with Mugabe?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why should we pick you over the other 5,000 qualified applicants?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN reviews, reviewed my essays and AMCAS application, " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"friendliness of everyone, amazing facilities - , med students seem really happy and have good relationship with administration, professors; they also get good board scores and matches" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nashville is a car town (I prefer public transportation)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"it's an amazing school and students seem genuinely happy. they also seemed to have worked out the kinks with the new curriculum (2 years old now)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/06/2009

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

5 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?

7 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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"better suggestions for what to do during down time in interview day (or having tour of hospital befo" Report Response

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