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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?

1 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?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

6

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 one of your research experiences." Report Response

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

"Why MD/PhD?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any questions for me?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you could address any issue, anywhere in the world, what would it be?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"There were no difficult questions. All of the interviews were relaxed." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over my AMCAS and Secondary, SDN, and school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The whole atmosphere at Vanderbilt really impressed me. It's a collegial collaborative research environment." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There was quite a bit of construction." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was a great experience. The interviews were conversational and relaxed. Also, they paid for everything." 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?

< $100

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

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?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

6 out of 10

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