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    Heey, i'm in year 12, dead set on applying for medicine but i have no no no idea how to interview.. any tips?
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    This book was like my bible when I was interviewing at medical schools:
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Interviews-Q.../dp/1905812051

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    Start by looking in the medicine forum. I'll move this thread there.
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    (Original post by joeymr)
    This book was like my bible when I was interviewing at medical schools:
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Interviews-Q.../dp/1905812051

    OOOOooh looks good

    I had a practise interview the other day and got completely stuck at "well why not nursing?' ended up sounding like a complete ***** and sounding like i think all nurses are stupid which of course they're not ooooh silly me -.-
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    (Original post by NancyRoseC)
    OOOOooh looks good

    I had a practise interview the other day and got completely stuck at "well why not nursing?' ended up sounding like a complete ***** and sounding like i think all nurses are stupid which of course they're not ooooh silly me -.-
    Yeah that was the question I was most scared of being asked- Its very difficult not to come across like an idiot! Guess what- they asked me it
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    (Original post by joeymr)
    Yeah that was the question I was most scared of being asked- Its very difficult not to come across like an idiot! Guess what- they asked me it
    I completely blanked!
    Also got asked "what is success" and "what would you describe humanity as in one word" ?? HELP
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    (Original post by NancyRoseC)
    I completely blanked!
    Also got asked "what is success" and "what would you describe humanity as in one word" ?? HELP
    Oh wow, they're a bit obscure wouldn't have a clue what to say to those!
    The book that I linked has loads of weird questions in it- if you read through it should give you a better method of tackling the questions that you have no idea how to answer
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    (Original post by joeymr)
    Oh wow, they're a bit obscure wouldn't have a clue what to say to those!
    The book that I linked has loads of weird questions in it- if you read through it should give you a better method of tackling the questions that you have no idea how to answer
    Thank you friend
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    I'm selling the interview book on eBay. Interested?


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    This was my bible. It's awesome. Has frameworks for answering any question and model answers to all sorts of questions including why not a nurse. It covers all interview styles, it's fabulous. If you only buy one book get this one. I got them all out of my local library but had to buy this one it was so good.
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/1905...&robot_redir=1

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    (Original post by ilovehotchocolate)
    This was my bible. It's awesome. Has frameworks for answering any question and model answers to all sorts of questions including why not a nurse. It covers all interview styles, it's fabulous. If you only buy one book get this one. I got them all out of my local library but had to buy this one it was so good.
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/1905...&robot_redir=1

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    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/331268825743



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    (Original post by ilovehotchocolate)
    This was my bible. It's awesome. Has frameworks for answering any question and model answers to all sorts of questions including why not a nurse. It covers all interview styles, it's fabulous. If you only buy one book get this one. I got them all out of my local library but had to buy this one it was so good.
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/1905...&robot_redir=1

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    Thank you! will deffo check it out :*
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    (Original post by NancyRoseC)
    Heey, i'm in year 12, dead set on applying for medicine but i have no no no idea how to interview.. any tips?
    My main advice would be do not worry, and be yourself.

    I didn't prepare for any of my interviews, and am now well on my way to med school in September.

    The main things to be aware of is to:
    - dress smartly, like you're going for a job interview: they will be asking themselves whether they would like you being their doctor
    - be enthusiastic! But don't keep saying how it's your 'passion' - they will get sick of this.
    - don't learn answers to questions you think will come up. They know when you've done this, and it just looks like it's not your answer.
    - have a list before you go in of experiences that you have had that show different qualities, like compassion and teamwork - good and bad! These don't have to be in a medically related experience, you want to show that you are a good all-rounder.

    These things, plus being good at maths and a quick reader, got me through my multiple mini interviews at Leicester, and in the end I actually really enjoyed the interview process!
 
 
 
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