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  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Nashville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

8 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 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?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about a time when you disagreed with authority (or something like rules)." Report Response

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

"What habit do you have to relieve stress?" Report Response

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

"Most meaningful experience" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about a time when you disagreed with authority (or something like rules)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about a time when you disagreed with authority (or something like rules)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN interview feedback, re-read my app, and practiced with someone else" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"People at the admissions (not just my interviewer) seem to have read my app!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My open-file interviewer was a very stern person. He just went through his list of questions and didn't try to have a conversation with me at all. The lack of response from him made the interview a lot more stressful than it needs to be." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The closed-file interview is all behavioral/HR-type of questions, and I believe they recycle questions. So it's very helpful to read SDN interview feedback ahead of time, or even better, ask someone who has interviewed here in previous years" Report Response

What are your general comments?

No Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

BNA

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?

Hampton Inn & Suites Nashville-Vanderbilt-Elliston Place

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

No Response

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?

10 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?

8 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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