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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?

45 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." Report Response

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

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

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

"What was the most stressful situation in your life?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Who has been an important mentor for you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you think the new HIPAA privacy regulations will impact the future of research? (I kinda brought it up, so don't worry it wasn't completely random or anything)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over my amcas and reviewed the research i've done, read feedback, did a mock interview at school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How happy and friendly all the students are - they seem to be having a great time and learning a lot too. My interviewer said vandy gets the best student satisfaction rating every year in a survey of all the med schools. They seem to have great faculty too, and the administration is really helpful - the school is very focused on the students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"lots of lecture time (but they do really well on boards), not the greatest in terms of diversity" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If you have a morning interview you can be done by like 1:30!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was really a great experience - everyone was amazingly nice and welcoming, and the interview was very low-stress - basically just a conversation to find out more about me. The tour was pretty brief and there was some downtime, but I got to sit in on the anatomy and neuroscience classes so that was cool. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/26/2004

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