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  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Nashville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10


How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


What was the style of the interview?


What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What do you look for in a medical school?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in ten years" Report Response

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

"How do you define success" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What was a mistake you made? (My mind filled with answers, couldn't pick just one)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read AMCAS, SDN, Interview Feedback" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was really nice and seemed very happy. Like everyone else said, the interview was VERY laid back and comfortable, which is great for a first interview experience." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Tour was short (only saw the library and the student lounge); TONS of down time but I got to know some other interviewees" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Going into my first interview I was very nervous but I was glad to have it at Vanderbilt. The staff in the admissions office was very nice and answered all my questions. You even get walked to your interview. The poor lady who took me to my interview took me into the underground tunnels under the hospital to get to my interview. We then found out that it was the wrong way and had to walk all the way back and then go above ground to my interview that was three blocks away. I felt so bad for her. The interview itself was very chill and that was nice. I wasn't asked any ethical or medical related questions. I was just asked about stuff that came off of my AMCAS (that is all the interviewer read) and we got into a conversation right after that. Definately a good experience and now one of my top choices after seeing how satisfied everyone was with the school." Report Response

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