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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"My extracurricular activities" Report Response

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

"What books have I read? Do I have a favorite author?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Are you familiar with Chinese philosophy?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Are you familiar with Chinese philosophy? (No)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over AMCAS, talked to students" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students were so welcoming, everyone was so nice" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nashville, I felt very isolated, not only becuase it's in the middle of nowhere in TN, but because you need a car to get anywhere." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the undergrad, div school, law school, business school, med school, everything is on the same campus. great cuz all the facilities are all centralized. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The people are so welcoming, from my student host to the admission office, to my interviewers. People kept saying Vandy was one of the most laid back of all their interviews" 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

BNA

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

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?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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