Category Archives: Medical School Interviews

The Multiple Mini Interview format is spreading rapidly among US medical schools. Here is a list of MD schools using MMI in the 2018-2019 application cycle: Albany Medical College California Northstate California University of Science and Medicine Central Michigan University Chicago Medical … Continue reading

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Congratulations!  You’ve landed the interview!  What’s the best way to prepare for a medical school interview? You should practice with someone who is very familiar with the medical school interview process, whether your premedical advisor or some other knowledgeable individual, such … Continue reading

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Should you write a thank you note after your medical school interview?  Yes!  It’s common courtesy to thank interviewers for taking time out of their very busy schedules to read your application and interview you. Most medical schools appreciate receiving … Continue reading

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Receiving an invitation to interview is an exciting step in the medical school application process. If you’ve been selected to interview it means that the medical school has vetted your application and you have passed the academic threshold for enrollment. … Continue reading

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  The traditional medical school interview is a two-way street: it gives medical schools the chance to ask applicants questions about their past experiences/future goals but it also gives applicants the opportunity to ask questions about the school. The interview … Continue reading

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Medical school interview season is fast approaching: the season generally spans from late August to March, although some schools do not start interviewing earlier and some go later. Applicants who submit their applications early (June) and then complete secondary applications … Continue reading

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The Multiple Mini Interview, known as the MMI, is an interview format that is spreading with increasing frequency in US medical schools. Started in 2001 at McMaster University in Canada, the MMI has caught on due to studies which have … Continue reading

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There has been tremendous discussion and debate recently regarding the changing landscape of medical education and the traits needed in future physicians. A shift to competency-based education has been in the works for several years. Allan Joseph, a medical school … Continue reading

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