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  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Nashville
Overall Experience

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"Tell me about this inter-spiritual dialogue club you started." Report Response

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

"More specific questions about my ECs." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"So what do you think about universal healthcare? (This was really just asked in a joking manner in response to something I had said, nothing serious)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"see above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Vandy's website, mock interviews, reread AMCAS, prepared for frequently asked questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nothing unimpressed me. I absolutely loved the school!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing, really." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview is not stressful at all, so don't worry about it. There were a few questions that I wish I had answered more articulately but that's all. Ovearll, I was so, so impressed with the school. The students are so friendly and warm with one another. And the facilities are amazing, especially the chidren's hospital. Vandy is definitely my top choice, so here's hoping I get in!" 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?

Automobile

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

$101-$200

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?

Holiday Inn Select

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/21/2005

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?

6 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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