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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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

55 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?

Open file

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

"Tell me about your childhood." Report Response

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

"What was your favorite class and why?" Report Response

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

"What type of medicine do you want to practice? What do you see yourself doing after residency?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing really out of the ordinary" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain an ethical decision you made that you later regretted." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed AMCAS, SDN, and Vandy website; mock interviews with classmates" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Prestige, organization, polite/supportive faculty, staff, and students, commitment to innovation, excellent facilities, and increased diversity efforts" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My first interviewer seemed to be unfamiliar with my application" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

"I wish we could've seen more of the Children's Hospital, but other than that, my day was perfect!" 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?

In 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/20/2011

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?

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 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?

"Bigger waiting areas for applicants" Report Response

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