Panel Strategy

The medical school Panel interview is the most important element of your medical school admissions profile in Canada, the United States and Internationally for medical schools using this common interview style.

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Panel Strategy Session

Panel Interview Strategy

The medical school Panel interview is the most important element of your medical school admissions profile in Canada, the United States and Internationally for medical schools using this common interview style.  The panel medical school interview is a traditional interview format, still used by many medical schools globally in several variations. Succeeding in the panel medical school interview requires a personable skillset to connect with interviewers on a competitive level. Having the confidence, preparation and practice in a simulated environment with expert feedback is critical to being competitive in the medical school panel interview process. Through one-on-one panel preparation sessions, we prepare you to successfully handle even the most challenging of panel interviews.

The panel strategy session is a foundational session to teach you comprehensively about the medical school interview panel format. The Panel Strategy Session is led by an experienced physician with first-hand experience in both participating in and evaluating medical school panel interviews.

MedApplications™ Interview Readiness

Our Interview Process

Our medical advisors adopt an evidence-based strategy to teach you how to successfully approach common medical school interview questions. 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 panel interviews, 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 panel interview as we recognize the tremendous variation amongst panel formats across North America and Internationally. The Panel Strategy Session is a perfect start for candidates without prior panel experience or as a comprehensive review and analysis for pre-medical students with prior panel experience.
Standard Medical Interview Panels
Are Typically Comprised Of:

Medical Faculty Member
Medical Trainee (Medical Resident or Medical Student)
Community Member
Scientist or Non-Medical Faculty Member

What's Included
Features included with our strategy session (1.5 Hours):

Comprehensive PANEL Strategy Session and PANEL Preparation
MedApplications™ Panel Preparation Manual
MedApplications™ Panel Practice Questions
Medical Doctors specific to your Medical School
MedApplications™ Panel Guarantee*

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PANEL STRATEGY SESSION

  • Step 1: Review of PANEL Core Competencies and PANEL Preparation Manual

    • In collaboration with your consultant, identify core medical competencies and how they relate to your candidate profile.
    • Review the MedApplications™ PANEL Manual, Core Objectives, Preparation Strategy and Interview Preparation Timeline
    • Review your submitted medical school applications for content, experiences and accomplishments.
    • Review key objectives and mission statements to medical programs in which you are applying to.
    • Develop understanding of why certain medical interview questions are asked.

  • Step 2: Review the MedApplications™ evidence-based approach to common high yield PANEL scenarios

    • In collaboration with your consultant, review our PANEL strategy to successfully navigating basic, intermediate and advanced PANEL questions.

  • Step 3: Review the following core PANEL interview topics:

    • Medical Ethical Dilemmas, Medical Legal
    • Current Events in Medicine
    • Healthcare Models and Solutions
    • Communication Skills and Actor Interactions
    • Personal Questions Advanced

  • Step 4: PANEL Practice

    • Run through a few sample PANEL scenarios with your consultant and begin to incorporate learned skills from the PANEL 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 PANEL approach and build confidence to different PANEL interviews globally. (Learn More)
    • Candidates who feel they have the core foundation to begin practice sessions can enroll in PANEL Mock Interviews with Feedback to put their skills to the test. (Learn More)

START YOUR INTERVIEW TODAY!

PANEL STRATEGY SESSION

  • Step 1: Review of PANEL Core Competencies and PANEL Preparation Manual

    • In collaboration with your consultant, identify core medical competencies and how they relate to your candidate profile.
    • Review the MedApplications™ PANEL Manual, Core Objectives, Preparation Strategy and Interview Preparation Timeline
    • Review your submitted medical school applications for content, experiences and accomplishments.
    • Review key objectives and mission statements to medical programs in which you are applying to.
    • Develop understanding of why certain medical interview questions are asked.

  • Step 3: Review the following core PANEL interview topics:

    • Medical Ethical Dilemmas, Medical Legal
    • Current Events in Medicine
    • Healthcare Models and Solutions
    • Communication Skills and Actor Interactions
    • Personal Questions Advanced

  • Step 4: PANEL Practice

    • Run through a few sample PANEL scenarios with your consultant and begin to incorporate learned skills from the PANEL Strategy Session

  • Step 2: Review the MedApplications™ evidence-based approach to common high yield PANEL scenarios

    • In collaboration with your consultant, review our PANEL strategy to successfully navigating basic, intermediate and advanced PANEL questions.

  • 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 PANEL approach and build confidence to different PANEL interviews globally. (Learn More)
    • Candidates who feel they have the core foundation to begin practice sessions can enroll in PANEL Mock Interviews with Feedback to put their skills to the test. (Learn More)

START YOUR INTERVIEW TODAY!

Panel 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

Our Consultants specialize in your medical school interview

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 interview crunch time, we work round the clock to ensure your interview preparation is completed to the highest of competitive standards.

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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