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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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)?

"When did you first develop an interest in medicine?" Report Response

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

"What area(s) of medicine do you see yourself participating in?" Report Response

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

"What was your favorite course at UM?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How did you like your summer at Duke?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What area(s) of medicine do you see yourself participating in?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN questions, browsed the website, reviewed my interviewer's profile" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are insanely happy. It's almost scary. The first years had their first biochem test that morning, and they had breakfast prepared for them by the other classes. New labs for the first and second years are in the process of being constructed, and the new Children's Hospital is amazing. Construction and remodeling seems to be a way of life." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The gross number of Ivy League applicants shocked me, and I felt a little alienated from my group being from Miami." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If you push a little, you can sit in on different class lectures. Also, you have a relatively large amount of free time in the day, so plan on exploring on your own." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I felt great about my interview, and I had a fantastic day. I'm really hoping I receive an acceptance from Vandy!" 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 primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

BNA

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/08/2006

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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