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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?

8 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)?

"What community service activity had the most impact on you? Leadership activity?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about you growing up and your family." Report Response

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

"What are you looking for in a medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Imagine you are being interviewed on a news channel. Tell us about your math research in layman's terms." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What can you bring to this school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, talked to friends who had interviewed there, mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lots of downtime for interviewees especially those who interview in the morning. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it would be so laid back." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Such a nice school with amazing resources. Beautiful campus and buildings too. I sat in a first year lecture which was really cool. I'd definitely recommend doing that." 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?

4-6 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

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/21/2009

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?

9 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?

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?

7 out of 10

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