Menu Icon Search
Close Search

Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • 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

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Tell me about your research activities." Report Response

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

"You're from Canada...do you play hockey?" Report Response

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

"(Jokingly) I see you have a 3.99GPA, what happened to the other .01?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What are the advantages and disadvantages of socialized health care? (As a Canadian, I expected this question)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why do you want to come to Vanderbilt?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, mock interviews, surfed the school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"EVERYTHING! Students raved about their school, faculty were supportive, facilities were great, seemed like a fun place to go to school" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The tour was short so I had to do some exploring myself" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The was no need getting all worked up because the interview was very relaxing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was mainly focused on my extra-curricular activities and research. I think my interviewer spoke more than I did because he spent about 15 minutes telling me about why I should choose Vandy and then gave a brief history of Nashville" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/14/2002

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //