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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?

1 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)?

"What book are you reading now? Strengths and weaknesses? How would your friends describe you? 4-5 words or phrases." Report Response

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

"Bestworst experiences. 2 people - living or dead - you want to meet. Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"Anything else to tell me? (How do you answer these!) Any questions for me?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What makes a musician great? Can you tell the difference? (Don't worry - I wrote in my AMCAS that I play a ton of violin!)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about a good deed you have done. Or what is your biggest accomplishment." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Here, talking to students, looked over application..." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students are really happy. School is very student focused. Great class comraderie. All first years are paired with a second year, and they really, really help them - much more than at other schools. Cost of living is so cheap. Very musical city." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nasvhille is pretty southern. The curriculum is pretty traditional - students take anatomy first semester and then physio second semester, rather than integrated more." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I really liked the school. The students are super friendly and seemed really happy. I am totally siked because I got in (heard 5 weeks after interview). Just wish the curriculum was a bit more integrated and less focused on memorization." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/02/2003

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