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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?

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)?

"Tell me about your research" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your leadership activities" Report Response

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

"What are some important qualities of a physician?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you propose to teach students a more humanistic approach to medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Should more money be devoted to education or healthcare?...Prevention or intervention?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my AMCAS and secondary, SDN, interview advice from undergrad school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the medical students, weather, & children's hospital" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I would have to end my tour early in order to get to my interview on time" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everyone there seemed genuine and really enthusiastic about their school" 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?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Sheraton Inn Suites

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/09/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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