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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?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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" Report Response

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

"Why Vanderbilt?" Report Response

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

"What do you want the committee to know about you." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why Vanderbilt?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you want the admissions committee to know about you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read school's website, SDN, watch TV. (I was still trying to finish my essays)" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"P/F first year. students were really nice. 1st/2nd year mentorship program. Biomed library" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nashville, TN" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Didn't have to fly in the night before. Just make sure to be there for the interview/info session, whichever came 1st. Could have saved alot of hotel money. also, my flight back was at 6:30, should have flown around 4 since they day was done around 2:45. Also traveled during Labor Day wkn=high priced tickets. No hotel discounts b/c of a Titans game that day." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"morning interview at 10, info session 11:15, student guided tour 12-1, lunch with the group/students 1-2, optional children's tour 2-3. spent alot of time with the people i interview with. everyone was really nice. this school attracts alot of ivy kids. female interviewer who seemed to really like talking. 1st part, she asked ?s and I answered, then did the reverse for the second part. started running out of ?s to ask." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$401-$500

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Guest House Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/02/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

6 out of 10

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