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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?

3 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?

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 research." Report Response

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

"Describe your family." Report Response

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

"What would you add to the diversity of the medical school? (did not have to be ethnically/culturally related)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What frustrates you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What diversity would you bring to the medical school?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my AMCAS, read the school's website, looked up info on the interviewer." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Great facilities -- their children's hospital looks better than anywhere I've ever had a birthday party." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much ethnic diversity. The coasts and other large cities are several hour drives away." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I could've left my luggage at the admissions office." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a really great experience. Nice interviewer, admissions staff, even the other interviewees were all relaxed" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

$301-$400

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?

09/08/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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