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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?

50 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)?

"What draws you to Nashville?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years? What do you do in your free time?" Report Response

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

"Questions expanding on/clarifying my AMCAS activities/classes." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"All pretty generic questions, although there were a couple interesting questions relating specifically to why I took a class or expanding on a hobby." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Were do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, prepped some interview questions from Interview Feedback" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the facilities are NICE, especially the Children's Hospital. Everyone was extraordinarily friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The seats in their lecture halls are a bit stiff." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Pretty much 95% of the information covered over the course of the day can be found on the website, so unfortunately I didn't learn a whole lot more about the school other than just the experience of being there." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very laid back and relaxed conversational interview. It ended up a lot less stressful than I expected, especially since this was my first interview. My interviewer basically told me that their job is just to get to know te applicant as a person, and not to grill them on details or anything." 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?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

BNA

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?

Holday Inn Select Vanderbilt

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/01/2007

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?

7 out of 10

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