In an MMI, you’ll never be able to fully predict the questions you receive, so the best you can do is have strategies and frameworks that you can continuously draw upon.
When you walk into your interview, the non-verbal interrogation begins, as the interviewers absorb everything about you - your outfit, your gait, your handshake, and yes, perhaps most importantly, your face.
First impressions are so powerful that the first 30 seconds could make or break their assessment of you.
Marathons suck. The first few miles feel like a stampede, as the hordes of runners jostle for position. If you’re lucky, the next few miles go well, but by the end of the race, your body breaks down and the pain becomes intolerable.
Marathons also kick ass. You get to push yourself to your limits, see a city from a different point of view, and do something you will remember for the rest of your life.
By: Ryan Kelly
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has published a list of 30+ questions to at your medical school interview. That’s right - easy peasy lemon squeezy - just memorize those questions and recite them at the end of your interview, and you’ll be a shoe-in.
By: Ryan Kelly
“You can make more friends in two months by being interested in them, than in two years by making them interested in you.”
In his famous book, How to Win Friends and Influence People, Dale Carnegie calls for an attitude adjustment, a shift in your perspective as a communicator. And we think you should heed his advice during your medical school interview, especially towards the end when you get to ask the interviewer questions.