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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?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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 your research" Report Response

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

"What do you want in a medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are the qualities that make a good physician? You could say so many things here!" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mocks, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Facilities and enthusiasm of the school!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nashville isn't particularly vibrant when it comes to cultural life" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Letters of recommendation aren't scanned until about 3 weeks after the interview. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Friendly and reserved interviewer. Questions were all general (a bit too general in my opinion). Since I am a Canadian applicant, I was expecting to be asked about pros and cons of the Canadian and American health care systems and my reasons for choosing to study in the US." 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?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

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?

6 out of 10

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

4 out of 10

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