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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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 yourself and your family" Report Response

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

"why did you participate in such and such activity?" Report Response

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

"what was the most shocking thing that you learned during experience X?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your high school - it was interesting because I just didn't expect to go back that far." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing difficult, it's all about the AMCAS" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read SDN, talked with students the night before" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"everyone really loves the school. the admissions office is also very nice, and they have a lot of candy." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing, everything was pretty okay. i guess it would of been nice if we could have toured the school more, but they have exams now" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that i would need to explain why i didn't take any courses outside my pre-med requirements" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Like everyone else has said, everything was very laid back and cool. Know your AMCAS inside/out. Make sure you can succinctly explain you research, and also your motivations and lessons learned from each of the activities you participated 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?

7 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

bna

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/12/2005

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?

4 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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