Medicine

Preparing for Interviews with Different Formats

Preparing for a single interview is a considerable amount of work. Preparing for multiple interviews or multiple formats can seem overwhelming. However, with effective time management and strategic preparation, you can take advantage of the core elements of interviewing and save time to tailor your preparations for each school. So, if you have more than…

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My McMaster MMI Medical School Interview

My McMaster MMI Medical School Interview

I often get asked questions about how I succeeded at my McMaster MMI medical school interview. Here are some of the common questions that I get asked, along with my thoughts: How did you prepare for your McMaster MMI? I employed a variety of techniques to prepare for McMaster’s Multiple Mini Interview (MMI). I first read as…

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My MMI Interview Experience at the French Medical Schools in Québec

My MMI Interview Experience at the French Medical Schools in Québec

Medical school interviews test your ability to act under pressure through a variety of techniques. The French medical schools in Québec (Université de Montréal, Université de Laval and Université de Sherbrooke) are interesting in that they all conduct their interviews together. In other words, while you may be applying to three schools simultaneously, there is…

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Preparing for Dalhousie Medical School MMI

Preparing for Dalhousie Medical School MMI

Trust me, I know that the preparing for the Dalhousie Medical School Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) can be stressful and daunting task.  After all, the interview is worth 40% of your total application score. Preparing for the interview translates into Practice, Practice Practice!! Where to begin? Visit the Dalhousie Medical School website, the admission process…

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U of A’s Med School MMI Interview

U of A’s Med School MMI Interview

Upon first receiving news of an interview invitation, I wanted to better understand the structure of a Multiple Mini Interview (MMI). I did so through my own research as well as speaking to current medical students and experienced an MMI. I learned that it was a series of stations which offered a variety of scenarios…

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Med School Interview Tips

Med School Interview Tips

For those of you in the midst of preparing for your upcoming interview,  I wanted to share some of my interview tips: Tip #1 Schools may invite you for an interview on very short notice. Make sure you begin interview preparations early. The amount of time that everyone needs is highly variable for each applicant.…

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