med school interview

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  1. LindaAccepted

    Medical 4 Tips for Discussing Failure at Your Med School Interview

    Inevitably, you will be asked to describe a time when you have failed. It’s a common medical school interview question, and it’s a tough one. This post will help you prepare for this question. Strategies for tackling the failure question When selecting an example to discuss, consider the...
  2. LindaAccepted

    Medical The Art of Interviewing—Are You a “Can” or a “Cannot”?

    “I am doomed… This is a disaster… I really never expected this… What am I going to do?” This from Daniel, a prospective PhD student. I couldn’t imagine what had happened to cause such a negative response, especially as Daniel is a very strong candidate with impeccable credentials. My shock was...
  3. LindaAccepted

    Medical Must-Know Strategies for Your Medical School Interview

    Hey you! Yeah you…the one with the awesome med school interview invitation! Unless your wife is about to go into labor (or is already IN labor), then you should not under ANY circumstance answer your phone should it ring, or even leave your ringer on, during your med school interview. Seem...
  4. LindaAccepted

    Medical Allopathic Medical School Interview Styles: From Traditional to New Approaches

    Your interview is the next and hopefully final step in your journey to medical school acceptance. Are you ready for it? Before prepping for your interview, you’ll need to know what type of interview you’ll be having. There are four main types of medical school interviews that you can expect at...
  5. LindaAccepted

    Medical What Should You Do During Your Medical School Interview?

    Some of these tips are obvious, some less so. All are important and will help you maintain a sense of professionalism, project confidence, reduce anxiety, and prove to the interviewer that you’re a top med school shoo-in. Make sure you smile. Chances are, your interviewer will smile back. This...
  6. LindaAccepted

    Medical Last Chance! Winning Med School Interview Strategies

    You can still sign up for our live, free webinar, How to Nail Your Medical School Interviews, on Wednesday, September 5th at 4pm PT/7pm ET. At the webinar, Accepted med school admissions expert Cydney Foote will give you must-know strategies to help you ace your upcoming interview. You’ll...
  7. LindaAccepted

    Medical Sample Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

    When your interviewer asks if you have any questions, you don’t want to draw a blank! Since your goal should be to come up with questions that are specific to your situation, I can’t give you a list of must-ask questions without knowing who YOU are. But here are a few sample questions that you...
  8. LindaAccepted

    Medical Preparing for Your Medical School Interview

    When should you start prepping for your interview? As soon as you get that invite! So let’s jump right in… Below you’ll find 9 tips to help you become perfectly prepared for your interview: Stay informed. It’s important that you know what’s going on in the world of medicine. Stay abreast of...
  9. LindaAccepted

    Medical Are You Ready for Your Med School Interviews?

    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. Getting an interview...
  10. LindaAccepted

    Medical How to Discuss Failure in a Medical School Interview

    Inevitably, you will be asked to describe a time when you have failed. It’s a common medical school interview question. This blog post will help you prepare for this question. It’s a tough one. When selecting an example to discuss, consider the following strategies: 1. Choose a recent example...
  11. inGenius Prep

    Medical Interview mistakes to avoid

    For more of these common mistakes, download our ebook "10 Mistakes to Avoid During your Medical School Interview" here: 10 Mistakes to Avoid During Your Medical School Interview 6 Mistakes Med School Interviewers Hate to See... 1. Don’t assume that the interviewer knows how serious you are...
  12. inGenius Prep

    Medical Traditional interviews vs MMI

    Throughout the United States, medical schools use different types of interviews to evaluate their candidates. Below is a description of the different types of medical school interviews: 1. Traditional Interview: The traditional interview involves is typically one-on-one, and lasts for about 30...
  13. M

    3.2 GPA 521 MCAT

    Hello! I have quite a story haha I completed my associates degree with my high school diploma and my grades were not too great, I had multiple B's and C's and failed 2 classes (General Chem 2 and College Algebra) I continued onto university and I failed General Chem 2 again and Physics 1 I...
  14. queerMD

    Feminine-presenting interviewee wearing a tie?

    This is my first time posting, but I have an upcoming interview and would like to get opinions on my interview attire. First off, let me say the med school at which I’m interviewing is LGBTQ friendly, asking applicants their gender identities and preferred pronouns. On my application, in...
  15. ifnotnowwren

    Women's Interview Attire #4

    Hi all, the last interview clothing thread was created in 2011 and reached almost 5,000 messages. I thought it would be nice to create a new one and to have the first post include some common knowledge as gleaned from the previous threads. Special thanks to @DokterMom, @gyngyn, and @Winged...
  16. L

    Admissions Forum for Interested Pre-Med students (July 21, 2016)

    Hi everyone, SOWEGA-AHEC is hosting a free webinar for students interested in applying to medical school in the state of GA. All 5 medical schools (including the PCOM- DO) will be represented in this. Feel free to register for the webinar (see attached flyer for link) or if you're in the...
  17. F

    Physician Shortage Area Program at Sidney Kimmel Medical College

    Hello everyone! I applied to Jefferson's PSAP for this cycle and have not heard from them yet. I am still sitting with the "decision pending" portal status. I was wondering if any of you applied to PSAP or are currently completing it now, and if anyone can shed some light on the timeline of...
  18. LindaAccepted

    Medical After Visiting Medical Schools: 3 Ways to Keep in Touch with Finesse

    Don't underestimate the power of a properly sent thank-you note! This blog is part of a series of tips about visiting medical schools. One of the best ways that you can set yourself apart as an applicant is to visit as many medical schools as you can before and during the application process...
  19. LindaAccepted

    Medical Med School Applicants: It's Not Too Late to Interview!

    Didn't hear back from med school? It's not too late! As the medical school application season progresses, you might be getting anxious, especially if you haven't gotten the response you want yet. Don't be discouraged. While it is late, medical school are still (and will be for some time)...
  20. LindaAccepted

    Medical Visiting Medical Schools: What Questions to Ask

    Obviously you have questions - just make sure you ask the right ones! This blog is part of a series of tips about visiting medical schools. One of the best ways that you can set yourself apart as an applicant is to visit as many medical schools as you can before and during the application...
  21. P

    Wait-listed at UCSD SOM...Chances?!

    Got wait-listed at UCSD SOM...anyone know what the chances of getting an acceptance are?
  22. LindaAccepted

    Medical Visiting Med Schools: Updates to Highlight in your CV or Resume

    Don’t hesitate to include all of your involvement on sports teams. This blog is part of a series of tips about visiting medical schools. One of the best ways that you can set yourself apart as an applicant is to visit as many medical schools as you can before and during the application...
  23. LindaAccepted

    Medical How to Make a Great Impression When Visiting Medical Schools

    Work out—walk, run, do yoga—any kind of exercise will do. Whether you have arranged a tour, are attending a pre-med fair or have been invited to interview, making a memorable first impression can be the first step in establishing a long-term relationship with medical school representatives...
  24. medheart

    2015 OHSU Pre-Med Thread

    I have an interview at OHSU this Friday morning. I am told it will be both MMIs and a one-on-one interview with an administrator. Does anyone have any pointers for the OHSU interview? Or MMIs in particular? Please and thank you.
  25. LindaAccepted

    Medical The Medical School Interview: After the Interview

    Think about whether this school felt like home to you. Last week, we discussed what to do at the interview itself. Now here are three pointers to keep in mind, post-interview: 1. Don't Overshare. As the interview day is nearing its end, you may find yourself in the company of other applicants...
  26. LindaAccepted

    Medical The Medical School Interview: The Interview Itself

    Smile, make eye contact and just be yourself! What to Do During the Interview Some of these are obvious, some less so. All are important and will help you maintain a sense of professionalism, project confidence, and prove to the interviewer that you're a top med school shoo-in. 1. Make sure...
  27. LindaAccepted

    Medical The Medical School Interview: General Preparation

    You definitely DO NOT WANT TO BE LATE. If you have an upcoming medical school interview, you are one of the lucky ones. Only a small percentage of applicants are interviewed. So if you have made it to this select applicant pool, then your admission chances have definitely increased. Knowing...
  28. LindaAccepted

    Medical The Do’s And Don’ts Of Med School Interviews

    Did you know that a sweater can ruin your med school admissions chances? Join Linda Abraham and Alicia McNease Nimonkar, one of Accepted’s most popular med school consultants, for an episode chock full of advice and info for anyone with a med school interview in their future. 1:58 – Don’t let...