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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?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Have you been to Nashville before?" Report Response

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

"Do you have any idea what type of medicine you'd like to go into?" Report Response

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

"You seem like you have a very close family. How many brothers and sisters do you have?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"(When talking about my research) What color does it fluoresce? (She wasn't testing me, she was curious)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None were difficult. It was really very conversational and chill, as you can see from my examples." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I didn't really. I never do." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The anatomy lab and children's hospital were amazing!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That my shoes were going to hurt my feet so much." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school, I hope I get in!" 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?

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

BNA

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

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?

09/30/2008

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

5 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?

8 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Consolidate the interview day. There was a lot of downtime." Report Response

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