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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?

5 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)?

"How would your friends describe you?" Report Response

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

"Why Vanderbilt?" Report Response

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

"What do you consider your greatest accomplishment?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who is your favorite jazz musician?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Out of the many applicants, we selected only 700-800 to interview, and then we admit about 100 students. Why should we accept you into our school compared to the rest of the interviewees?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read about some old interview questions, read about the school online and their thick book at the admissions office, read over my application, and slept." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The people: they were so friendly and personal. The school was beautiful, and the students seemed happy." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the tour was not that great. They also don't seem to have a good international opportunity." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that the interviewer was so down-to-earth." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a wonderful experience. It was my first interview and I was a little nervous, but it turned out great. The interviewer seemed really interested in who I am and I had a wonderful time talking to him. He was honest about his feelings at the school, too, which impressed me a lot. I could tell that the whole city is proud of the school, and so was my interviewer. People were great and friendly. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Other

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/24/2002

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