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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?

8 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?

5

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 x research" Report Response

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

"What field of medicine/research are you interested in? " Report Response

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

"Tell me about x experience. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A series of questions about protein purification and preparation of a mutant protein. Not exceedingly difficult, but they were very on the spot and brisk, so I felt a bit flustered." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, read over my application, read over faculty descriptions of my interviewers" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students, administration, faculty, facilities, Cadaver Ball!......and list goes on... " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"one interviewer was a bit on the negative side towards MD-PhD...." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"don't buy a round ticket shuttle pass. They take you to the airport. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very, very exciting and fun! I highly enjoyed meeting with the students and faculty....now I just have to sit and hope they liked me too!" 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

bna

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?

Holiday Inn Select at 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?

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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"umm..please let me in.. :-)" Report Response

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