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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…

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…

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…

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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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…

MMI Role Play

3 Strategies for MMI Role Play

3rd December 2018

Most MMIs will have at least one role-play station and these often seem scary. But these stations aren’t about you showing off your Oscar-winning acting chops, they’re in fact testing how well you can deal with people and difficult situations. Below are some common role-play scenarios and ideas on how to approach them to help…

PBL sessions

MMI Stations: PBL Sessions

16th February 2017

Problem-Based Learning (PBL) is a common method of teaching in a lot of medical schools. Some universities do a lot of it, some do a little and a few don’t use it at all. So what is it? It involves creating your own learning objectives from material provided such as a case history and then…

Essential MMI Checklist

Essential MMI Checklist

2nd February 2017

Wondering how to approach your MMI, or worried about your timing? Our writer’s essential MMI checklist details the five key things you need to remember on the day of your MMI. Good luck! Preparing for your interviews? Book a space on our MMI Circuit! Essential MMI Checklist: Top 5 Tips 1. Think of each station as…

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