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  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Nashville
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

No change

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"There was one short, closed-file interview (30 minutes) where they asked you ethical/behavioral questions, and one longer, conversational open-file "summary interview" that lasted approximately an hour and 20 minutes with another interviewer." Report Response

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

"From the short interview: "When was the last time you asked 'why'?"" Report Response

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

"From the short interview: "What was a time you witnessed suffering, and how did that affect you?"" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The "summary", longer open-file interview had read my file very detailed, and asked me a lot of questions about small tidbits in the essay. It was really nice!" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"From the short interview: "When have you wanted to go back in time and change a decision you had made?"" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, researched school" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were really kind, and especially all of the deans of admission. Also, the research is really impressive here." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I'm not too sure I like Nashville" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Both of my interviews were in the morning." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a great interview day! They were very kind." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

Nashville International Airport

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Millenium Maxwell Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

Yes

General Info

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

No Response

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