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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

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

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

"what is missing from AMCAS" Report Response

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

"what do you do for fun (basically making sure I had a social life)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I asked your mom about your three best attributes, what would she say?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"re-read AMCAS (they do not use the secondary) and information about what makes the school unique, practiced with friends and family" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was very friendly and it seemed like a big happy family. The Children's Hospital was amazing. There are lots of opportunities for students, something for everyone. Everyone I met in Nashville was very frendly (not just at the school) and it was a safe area. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I'm not really into country music. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was very low stress. My interviewer was just trying to fill in gaps in my application. We ended up talking about outdoorsy stuff." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Faculty member

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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 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?

09/19/2005

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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