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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Tell me about your timeline (I have a confusing one with regard to what school when, what job when)." Report Response

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

"Why Vandy?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my application materials" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone LOVES vandy, the faculty seems VERY involved with the students, there is a lot of effort from the school to make sure students have fun, there is A LOT of support for independent research of any kind" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Everyone is so friendly there. Your interviewer only sees your AMCAS app. It's very informal and stress-free. Most interviewers just want to talk about who you are, not ask you silly Miss America-type questions or grill you on health policy." 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?

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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/08/2009

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?

8 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?

"Judy is fantastic!" Report Response

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