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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)?

"What other schools have you applied to?" 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 sort of Emphasis Project do you think you would do if you came do Vanderbilt?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What sort of Emphasis Program would you do if you attended Vanderbilt?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There really weren't any." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN website, AMCAS application, Vanderbilt website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities are absolutely amazing and they are constantly building more. Every person I came in contact with seems to have loved their experience and the graduation rate is amazing!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I would have liked to see a few more facilities during the tour, but otherwise the day was awesome." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The amount and variety of dual degree programs at the school." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The whole interview was pretty coversational and my interviewer was more concerned with me having all my questions answered than questioning me. It was a little concerning since I was not sure he learned much more about me, but I left the interview feeling he had a pretty good sense of who I was. The information sessions and tour are pretty standard as these types of things go." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 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?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/07/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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