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The Medical School interview for Direct Medical entry programs is the most important element of your medical school admissions profile in Canada, the United States and Internationally.

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Medical School Interviews

Strategy Session

The Medical School interview for Direct Medical entry programs is the most important element of your medical school admissions profile in Canada, the United States and Internationally. Similar to traditional route medical school interviews, Direct Medical School entry programs use the MMI (Multiple Mini Interview), MPI (Modified Personal Interview) and Panel interview styles to interview pre-medical candidates. For most schools in Canada, the United States and Internationally, the MMI medical school interview or MMI variations, have become the standard format for medical school admissions, and succeeding in the MMI requires a skillset unlike any other interview format.

For many High School students, the medical school interview may be their first time ever interviewing at a professional level. As a result, practicing early, efficiently and with expert medical coaches is essential to build confidence. Having the confidence, preparation and practice in a simulated environment with expert feedback is critical to being competitive in the medical school interview process. Through one-on-one medical school interview preparation sessions, we prepare you to successfully handle even the most challenging of medical school interviews.

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Medical School Interviews

The Direct Medical School Entry Strategy session is a foundational session to teach you the ins and outs of the medical school interview. The Direct Medical School Entry Strategy Session is led by an experienced physician with first-hand experience in both participating in and evaluating medical school interviews.

Our medical advisors adopt an evidence-based strategy to teach you how to successfully approach common MMI stations. Interviewers evaluate your thought process, general approach and poise. Through our training program, you will learn how to successfully navigate even the most complicated of MMI stations, stay on time and confidently impress your evaluator.

Students will have the opportunity to work with medical advisors who specialize in your specific medical school MMI interview as we recognize the tremendous variation amongst MMI styles across North America and Internationally. The MMI Strategy Session is a perfect start for candidates without prior MMI experience or as a comprehensive review and analysis for pre-medical students with prior MMI experience.
MedApplications™ Medical School Interviews
Our Pre-Medical School Interviews Are Intended to Focus On The Following Core Topics:

Approach to Medical and Non-Medical Ethics
Comparison of Global Healthcare Models
Approach to MMI and Panel Interview Questions
Personalized medical coaching for High School students
In-depth of review of realistic Interview Scenarios
Build Confidence and Public Speaking Skills

What's Included
Features included with our medical school interviews:

Comprehensive Medical Interview Preparation Session (1.5 Hours)
MedApplications™ Interview Preparation Manual
MedApplications™ Interview Practice Questions
Medical Doctors specific to your Medical School
Online Webinar with Interview Bundle Purchase
MedApplications™ Interview Guarantee*

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MEDICAL INTERVIEW STRATEGY SESSION

  • Step 1: Review of Medical School Interview Core Competencies and Medical School Interview Preparation Manual
    • In collaboration with your consultant, identify core medical competencies and how they relate to your candidate profile.
    • Review the MedApplications™ Medical School Interview Manual, Core Objectives, Preparation Strategy and Medical Interview Preparation Timeline
    • Comprehensive Review of Extra-Curriculars, Volunteer, Research and Letters of Recommendation
  • Step 2: Review the MedApplications™ evidence-based approach to common high yield Medical School Interview scenarios
    • In collaboration with your consultant, review our MMI strategy to successfully navigating basic, intermediate and advanced MMI stations at Direct Medical School Entry programs.
  • Step 3: Review the following core Medical School interview topics
    • Medical and Non-Medical Ethics, Medical Legal
    • Current Events in Medicine
    • Healthcare Models and Solutions
    • Communication Skills, Public Speaking and Actor Interactions
    • Personal Questions Advanced
  • Step 4: MMI Practice
    • Run through a few sample MMI scenarios with your consultant and begin to incorporate learned skills from the MMI Strategy Session
  • Step 5: Additional Strategy Sessions or Mock Interviews
    • Candidates who have completed an introductory strategy session can enroll in additional live consultations to perfect their MMI approach and build confidence to different MMI interviews globally. (Learn More)
    • Candidates who feel they have the core foundation to begin practice sessions can enroll in MMI Mock Interviews with Feedback to put their skills to the test. (Learn More)

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MEDICAL INTERVIEW STRATEGY SESSION

  • Step 1: Review of Medical School Interview Core Competencies and Medical School Interview Preparation Manual
    • In collaboration with your consultant, identify core medical competencies and how they relate to your candidate profile.
    • Review the MedApplications™ Medical School Interview Manual, Core Objectives, Preparation Strategy and Medical Interview Preparation Timeline
    • Comprehensive Review of Extra-Curriculars, Volunteer, Research and Letters of Recommendation
      • Step 2: Review the MedApplications™ evidence-based approach to common high yield Medical School Interview scenarios
        • In collaboration with your consultant, review our MMI strategy to successfully navigating basic, intermediate and advanced MMI stations at Direct Medical School Entry programs.
      • Step 3: Review the following core Medical School interview topics
        • Medical and Non-Medical Ethics, Medical Legal
        • Current Events in Medicine
        • Healthcare Models and Solutions
        • Communication Skills, Public Speaking and Actor Interactions
        • Personal Questions Advanced
      • Step 4: MMI Practice
        • Run through a few sample MMI scenarios with your consultant and begin to incorporate learned skills from the MMI Strategy Session
      • Step 5: Additional Strategy Sessions or Mock Interviews
        • Candidates who have completed an introductory strategy session can enroll in additional live consultations to perfect their MMI approach and build confidence to different MMI interviews globally. (Learn More)
        • Candidates who feel they have the core foundation to begin practice sessions can enroll in MMI Mock Interviews with Feedback to put their skills to the test. (Learn More)

      START YOUR APPLICATION TODAY!

      Medical Interview Strategy Session Timeline

      Total Timeframe 2-4 Business Days* (Note, all strategy sessions and mock interviews are unique and are scheduled on an individual basis. Rush services available if required.  Timing of individual sessions also depend on client’s availability and interview style.  Our medical coaches will advise if additional preparation sessions are indicated for a successful result).

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      Our Consultants specialize in your medical school application.

      We work with you every step of the way as your personal medical coach. With first-hand experience as practicing medical doctors we know what it takes to achieve success in the medical school admissions process. During application crunch time, we work round the clock to ensure your application is completed to the highest of competitive standards. Find Out More About MedApplications

      MedApplications Guarantee

      Our Medical Coaches pride ourselves on offering a premium service by leading physicians in medical school preparation. However, if you do not find your consultation useful, or feel that the consultant is not a great fit, you must let your consultant know at the conclusion of your first consultation or review, prior to finishing and we will contact you to arrange another complimentary session or review with a new consultant. See Terms and Conditions

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