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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

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 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 are you looking for in a medical school?" Report Response

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

"Was there one significant moment that affected your decision to become a doctor?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any physicians in your family?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"There wasn't anything out of the ordinary." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read SDN, read their website and had a mock interview." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything. The medical school is actually part of the main campus yet the hospitals are all within walking distance of the classes. Everyone was extremely friendly. I was early and I spoke with several medical students before their calss. They truly love the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing. What you hear about Nashville isn't true. Yes, the downtown is small but many cities are like that. There's lots of different areas with bars and restaurants. Nashville has a lot of great restaurants and nightlife. Yet it is a manageable city, easy to navigate and in 20 minutes you can be in the country. It's also beautiful and clean with a lot of amazing parks." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was fantastic." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/23/2004

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