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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?

10 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 do plan on doing with medicine?" Report Response

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

"Talk about being from x place." Report Response

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

"There really wasn't a third one." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Not really any." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There weren't many questions, just pointless banter." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN feedback, website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities, CELA, anatomy labs, cohesiveness of students and campus, board scores, match list, Children's Hospital, everything..." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the interview itself - I don't feel like was given an opportunity to portray myself as a person or even an applicant" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the interview would be like that and that lunch would be light." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really great school. You can do anything at this school and the facilities are top-notch. All hospitals are on the same campus, so you don't have to drive all over town. They have the first or second highest board scores in the country, so something's working. Students are all friends. Wished the tour could have been longer and more in-depth, though." 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?

Automobile

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

$301-$400

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Best Western Music Row

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/02/2009

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

10 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?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

6 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Give us something to do during down time - or just don't have as much. Make the day more structured" Report Response

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