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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

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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 family" Report Response

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

"how did you choose your undergraduate major?" Report Response

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

"what are your thoughts about the "Emphasis" Program." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"although we talked about interesting things, they all came about through the conversation. No really interesting questions were posed." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"no difficult questions." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read over AMCAS, secondary application, posed mock questions to myself" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are VERY enthusiastic about Vanderbilt. There appears to be little competition among students, and the class is really close-knit. The fact that the undergraduate and all graduate programs share the same campus is a plus due because of the access to additional social and cultural opportunities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Limited places to eat. The cafeteria was mediocre at best and all other options are fast food establishments." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my interview was going to be as long as it was (almost 2 hours)." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was extremely conversational. At no point did i feel uncomfortable, and no "challenge" or "situational" questions were posed. The interviewer clearly hadn't read my secondary, but that wasn't necessarily bad as it gave us ample subjects to discuss." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hampton Inn Vanderbilt

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/06/2005

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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