interview prep

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    Medical Practicing for Your Med School Interview: Conversation 101

    Most applicants come away from their first med school interview saying, “that wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be.” As in many areas of life, the anticipation of a stressful event can be worse than the event itself. Although many med schools work hard to make applicants feels relaxed, this...
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    Medical Final Med School Interviews Are Coming Up! Are You Ready?

    Your primary app is submitted and your secondaries are in. Each step in the application process is bringing you closer to your goal of med school acceptance and the next phase of your training as you prepare to become a physician. The next step? The med school interview. And it’s happening...
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    Late in cycle Interview/MMI buddies? :)

    Hi, was wondering if anyone wanted to practicing interviewing each other through zoom/google hangouts or something. Sorry if this is totally weird, but I would love to practice with strangers since I'm too comfortable with friend interviewers. I'm afraid that my performance during my past...
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    Medical How to Ace the MMI

    If you’ve been invited for an interview at a med school that uses the MMI (Multiple Mini Interview) method, you may have some questions: Why did they choose this format? What will your interview be like? How can you prepare effectively? It’s natural to feel anxious about a med school interview...
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    Medical Introducing the MMI (Multiple Mini Interview)

    In 2004, Canada’s McMaster University published a study that examined how the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) method can be used to more accurately assess candidates for medical school admission. The study found that the traditional interview format was not a reliable admissions tool because too...
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    Medical How to Prepare for a PA School Interview

    Physician Assistant program interviews are similar to medical school interviews. There are three possible interview formats: traditional, MMI (multiple mini interview) or a hybrid of these two. Traditional interviews involve anywhere from one to three people interviewing one to three students...
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    Looking for people to practice for interviews with (via Skype)

    Hi, I am looking for someone I can practice for med school interviews with over Skype. I have a panel-style interview this month. Although I have practiced with my peers, I think it would be helpful to get extra practice and a fresh perspective from a stranger.
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    Medical The 3 Main Phases of the Medical School Application Process

    It’s no secret that the medical school application process is a long and difficult road. Applying to medical school can take from nine months, up to a year! So when should you begin? How does the process work? To start off SDN’s Admissions Prep week, here’s an outline of the 3 main phases of...
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    Med School App/Interview Prep Help

    Need Help with Your Med School Application? Schedule a FREE 15-minute phone consultation with a Harvard Medical Student today! I am a fourth year at Harvard Medical School and recently matched into Ophthalmology at the Harvard-affiliated Mass Eye and Ear residency program. I graduated magna cum...
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    Interview Prep Videos

    I've been reading all the helpful interview-related threads on here, but was wondering if there are any good YouTube videos out there on this. I remember seeing a similar thread that compiled links to adcom presentations a while ago. Thanks!
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    Medical 3 Common interview questions - and how to answer them

    3 Key interview questions and how to answer them: 1. "Tell me about yourself." The most open ended of questions and often the first question. Although this question can seem intimidating it is actually an opportunity. This is the chance for your to structure the interview and present your...
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    Tips to prepare for MMI's?

    What are some good tips to prepare for MMI interviews? All I can really think of is reading through sample questions and formulating answers, and practicing aloud, but how do I know if my answers are 'correct?' Are there resources available that detail recommended answers to questions that have...