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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?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 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)?

"Questions specific to my application. " Report Response

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

"Why did you do X activity? Tell me about Dr. X and his impact on you. Tell me about X patients." Report Response

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

"None." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"None that I can remember, really." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over AMCAS application, SDN feedback, Vandy website, research pubs, interviewer biography." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities, and the way that Vandy seems to really take care of their students. The area surrounding the campus was very quaint and had a lot of southern charm. Downtown Nashville would be a fun place to spend 4 years." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really. Perhaps just the cost of the school and the fact that the students I met were somewhat repetitive." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the curriculum is being changed, and that the Emphasis program seems to take up a lot of time during the school year." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It went well. The interviewer was very conversational and relaxed. She also made a great effort to answer all of the questions that I had for her about Nashville and the school itself." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Comfort Inn - Downtown

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/27/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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