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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?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

55 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)?

"Do patients that make poor lifestyle choices deserve to get one of the limited number of organs available for transplantation? (This was the only ethical question)" Report Response

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

"What role will your faith play when you practice medicine?" Report Response

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

"Describe the significance of X experience from your AMCAS. (Make sure to look over the experience timeline Vandy makes for you on the secondary! It is really cool and they definitely use it in the interview!)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

No Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

No Response

What impressed you positively?

"Vanderbilt's simulation center (CELA) is by far the most extensive and impressive I have seen (I have interviewed at 10 schools including 3 top in the 10). The campus is beautiful. All of the staff seemed really fun to work with." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"They only have pass/fail for the 1st year." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

No Response

What are your general comments?

No 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?

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/31/2009

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?

10 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?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I enjoy meeting more of my potential classmates so a larger interview class would be nice." Report Response

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