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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…

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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…

5 Questions to Ask Before

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Deciding on Your Offers

13th March 2019

So you’ve done it! After all the hard work of writing your personal statement, preparing for the UKCAT and BMAT, submitting your UCAS application and preparing for interviews, you’ve finally received some offers and, in doing so, have reached the summit of the mountain that is medical school applications. Congratulations – the hardest part is…

Medicine Interview Offer

What to Do If You Haven’t Received Any Interview Offers Yet

29th January 2019

For me, one of the hardest things about applying to medicine was the endless waiting; waiting for BMAT results, waiting for universities to reply with an interview offer and finally waiting for A-level results. It can be tough when your friends are excitedly waving around their offers, and you’re still waiting on an interview from…

Next Steps after Interview

Had Your Interview? Here Are Your Next 3 Steps

21st January 2019

So, you’ve had your medical school interview – maybe you have another one lined up, maybe you’re still waiting to hear back from somewhere, or maybe that’s it for now. Either way, the marathon is not quite over yet. In this blog, I will share 3 things that you should be doing after your medical…

How to manage your timing

How to Manage Your Interview Timing

14th January 2019

Whether you’re preparing for an MMI or a traditional interview, timing is key. This blog will detail our top tips on how to manage your answer length. 1. Judge by the format of your interview – and then prepare This is important! At an MMI, your timing is very much decided for you. Most stations…

Medical School Admissions Tutor Tips

6 Admissions Tutor Medical School Interview Tips

Looking for medical school interview tips? We speak to an admissions tutor on their top tips for students preparing for their interviews – read them below! 1. Do be yourself I really can’t stress this enough. The point of a medical school interview isn’t to test how well you can prepare for an interview: it’s…

Books to Read Before Your Medical School Interview

10th January 2019

Preparing for A-Levels and med school interviews at the same time is often time-consuming and finding time to read can be another challenge. However, being strategic in the books and topics you read up on can prepare you for interview, by giving you an insight into what interviewers may ask you and allowing you to…

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The 3 Most Difficult Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

8th January 2019

Whether you are preparing for a multi-mini interview (MMI) or a traditional one, a lot of the questions can be quite similar. The interviewers want to find out more about you and whether you are suited for their medical school. Although most are challenging, in this article I want to focus on the three most…

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