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Interview Preparation Tips – Part Two

26th November 2019

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…

Breaking bad news MMI

How to Approach Breaking Bad News in an MMI Station

18th November 2019

Breaking bad news to a patient might be the most dreaded MMI station. It is really difficult to know how you would do this in real life, let alone in a short station of less than ten minutes. The actors are employed to be realistic but also to test you and could overreact to anything…

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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Five Medical School Interview Tips I Wish I’d Known

13th November 2019

Medical school interviews can be absolutely terrifying, especially if you’ve never been in an interview scenario before – it’s hard to know what to expect and people often panic about not being able to answer questions. Don’t worry though, as I’ve put together some tips for you based on the things that I wish I’d…

Insider Tips Impressing Interviewers

5 Insider Tips on How to Impress Your Interviewer

You’ve done all the hard work and finally received an interview for medical school. Interviews can be very daunting, but by preparing well and remembering a few important pieces of advice, you can succeed! Here, one student who has experience on both sides of the medical school panel gives her top tips on how to…

Medical ethics scenario questions

How to Answer a Medical Ethics Scenario Question

8th November 2019

One thing that medical schools often like to test in an interview is your knowledge of medical ethics and your ability to talk your way through an ethical scenario. Medical schools might test this by giving you a scenario to prepare beforehand, but often they will just give you an ethical question or scenario on…

David Brill Making a Medic

Q&A with David Brill – Author of Making a Medic

7th November 2019

David Brill is a Foundation Year 2 Doctor junior doctor at the Royal Free Hospital in north London. He studied medicine at St George’s, University of London from 2014-2018, graduating with three distinctions and one merit. He has written a new book called Making a Medic: The Ultimate Guide to Medical School. covering everything you need…

MMI stress

5 Top Tips for Dealing with MMI Stress

30th October 2019

The medicine interview period can be a stressful time, and it is normal to feel a little anxious or worried about an upcoming interview. The MMI is a unique style of interview that might come with additional stress, as it is sometimes longer than a traditional medicine interview. You also have less time to get…

Medicine Personal Statement

What to Include in a Medicine Personal Statement

30th August 2019

It’s nearly that time of the year again when many students will be applying to study medicine. If you’re considering applying, you might be already be thinking about getting an early start on writing your medicine personal statement. The big question is what exactly do you include in those 4000 characters? Sitting your UCAT this…

mother comforting child who has been rejected from medical school

10 Tips to Pass Your MMI

31st July 2019

MMI’s (Multiple Mini Interviews) are an increasingly popular method that universities are choosing to help narrow down candidates for entry to medical school. It’s important that you prep in advance if you want to be successful on the day of your interview. Try using these ten tips to boost your chances of success and passing…

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