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3 Tips for Answering Empathy Questions

Empathy is one of those buzzwords that you will hear time and time again – so it’s essential you know what it is, how it differs from sympathy – and what it looks like in practice! You might be asked about empathy in a number of ways, either directly or indirectly – these could be,…

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Online Interview Course: Empathy

As a healthcare professional you need to be able to display empathy. This can be asked about in panel based interviews, or may feature as a role playing station in MMIs. We’ll look at both types of empathy question, showing you how to structure your answers for maximum marks. Key points covered: Empathy versus sympathy…

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Understanding the difference between sympathy and empathy

So what is empathy? How does it differ from sympathy? How important is it? Moreover, how can we show empathy to patients? Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Sympathy is similar and easy to confuse, but not half as useful- sympathy is the feeling of pity or sorrow for…

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How to answer Empathy questions

Empathy is definitely a common buzz word you think of often in terms of interviews. It’s a word people throw about in their personal statement or use when describing what makes a good doctor, but how is it defined? This post will guide you through how to answer empathy questions. Empathy is defined as ‘the…

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Medicine Interview Questions: How to Show Empathy

Empathy – introduction With the rise in the application of MMI style interviews, empathy is an increasingly key area in Medicine interview questions for many medical schools. Therefore, the purpose of this blog is to help you understand and address the two main ways that the topic of ’empathy’ could crop up in your Medical…

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Empathy Questions

Below is a selection of Medical School interview questions on the theme of ‘Empathy’. The answer guides have been put together by medics who have successfully navigated interviews at top Medical Schools. Remember, though, that an interview is about an individual, so there are no hard and fast rules. The answer guides are only examples…

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Interview Preparation Tips – Part Two

This is Part Two in a series on interview preparation tips, practical advice and games on how to prepare for your medical school interview, covering all interview question types and different learning styles. You can see Part One here. 1. Create flashcards for different questions This is ideal practice for verbalising your answers to a…

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Interview Preparation Tips – Part One

Finding it difficult to practise for your interview? We’ve created a range of interview preparation tips, including practical advice, games and tips on how to prepare for the day, covering all interview question types and different learning styles. This blog is Part One – stay tuned for Part Two soon! 1. Make mind maps for…

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Warwick Medicine Interview Tips

Invited to a Warwick medicine interview and not sure how to prepare? We’ve compiled some top tips to impress your interviewers here… Preparing for your Warwick medicine interview: 1. Know what Warwick are looking for Warwick have six different MMI stations and expect your overall interview session to last about two hours. The assessors for…

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St George’s Medicine Interview Tips

The St. George’s medicine interview is a multiple mini interview (MMI) that consists of eight stations each lasting for five minutes. The stations are extremely varied, including answering questions, solving problems, and engaging in role-play. They primarily aim to look at how good of a fit you are for medicine at the school. In doing…

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