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Medical School Interview: All You Need To Know

At The Medic Portal, we’re dedicated to helping you succeed in your medical school application. A huge part of that process is the interviews. That’s why we’ve created this one-stop-interview-shop with all things interview for you to browse!

How can I practise for my Medical School interview?

The best way to succeed in your medical school interview is to do as much practise as possible. Luckily, we’ve got the following tools and pages to help you improve you performance and get ahead of your peers.

Online Mock Interview

The Online Mock Interview tool is a great way to experience real interview pressure. Check out the video below to see how it works.

Basically, on the platform, the Dean Emeritus of the Royal Society of Medicine and other qualified doctors will pose questions to you, replicating the traditional and Oxbridge style interviews. All questions are written by qualified medics.

Your answers will be recorded via video, and sent to our medical education experts for review. Within a few days, you’ll receive bespoke feedback. You’ll also get the video of your answers, so you’ll be able to tweak your own performance.

It’s truly unique way of experiencing the time-sensitive pressure of an interview with professionals. Plus you can do it from the comfort of your own home – click here to book now!

Interview Courses

For those of you looking for the ultimate medical school interview training, book one of our Medical School Interview courses. Hosted by qualified doctors and medics, our courses cover traditional, MMI and Oxbridge style interviews.

Over the course of one day, you’ll be taught how to ace your medical school interview. You’ll learn how to tackle the most mind-boggling ethical scenarios, and perform better than your peers. To find out more and book, click here.

MMI Courses

Our one-day MMI course gives you the opportunity to experience a full MMI circuit. Multiple mini interviews (MMIs) are becoming increasingly popular amongst medical schools. Throughout the day, you’ll cover:

and much more. Book online here!

Interview Question Bank

If you feel like you’re not ready for the interview pressure just yet, check out our Interview Question Bank. It’s filled with example questions and answers – perfect for discovering what kinds of things you could be asked, and what kinds of universities ask them.

What do I need to know for Interviews?

We’ve got plenty of advice for you on the style of questions you’ll come across in your Medical School interview.  For all of the interview types, you’ll almost certainly be faced with the following:

As of yet, we don’t have a web page for you on ‘Scientific knowledge’.  What you need to do is make sure you know your A-level science syllabuses inside-out. It also helps if you read scientific magazines, newspaper articles or blogs so you can show off your knowledge, and your interest in Medicine as a degree.

To help you get your brain in gear in the run up to your interviews, why not take a look at our Medical School Interview Top Tips.


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