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    (Original post by Chocoholic20)
    Has anyone been to the medic portal MMI circuit course if so was it any good?


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    I was thinking of it..but it is too expensive?
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    (Original post by Lostperson)
    I was thinking of it..but it is too expensive?
    Yeah it's quite expensive for 4 hours I booked it but now I'm kinda regretting it 😁😭

    Because other courses are roughly the same price but last a whole day and teach you about the NHS and ethics.

    But I assumed this course would be better because it's purely MMI practice so I thought it would be really good prep.

    Just hope it's worth all that money 😭




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    (Original post by Chocoholic20)
    Yeah it's quite expensive for 4 hours I booked it but now I'm kinda regretting it 😁😭

    Because other courses are roughly the same price but last a whole day and teach you about the NHS and ethics.

    But I assumed this course would be better because it's purely MMI practice so I thought it would be really good prep.

    Just hope it's worth all that money 😭




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    do you only MMI interviews? then it would be...
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    (Original post by Lostperson)
    do you only MMI interviews? then it would be...
    It's literally 4 hours of MMI practice and feedback

    So you do 10 stations on your own and then another 10 paired up with someone else and then you get feedback on each station.




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    I take it no one has heard back from Kings GEM this week either?
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    (Original post by Penguin1024)
    I am a current first year student on the 4 year med course at Oxford. Shoot me any questions if you have them Good luck to you all!!
    I'm an Oxford applicant and have been invited to interview at Harris Manchester. I'm quite daunted by the interviews though! Is there any advice you can offer?
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    Is anyone here applying to Irish universities?
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    What do letters of recommendation need to include? Is it a character reference or is it just proof of having undertaken work experience?
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    (Original post by dropbears)
    I'm an Oxford applicant and have been invited to interview at Harris Manchester. I'm quite daunted by the interviews though! Is there any advice you can offer?
    My advice is to relax. You'll do best if you stay calm. From my experience, it did not help that I had read the book "Medical School Interviews: A Practical Guide to Help You Get Into Medical School". The questions require you think out of the box, maybe use some basic science knowledge- but there was nothing that I could have prepared for. Maybe have a read through your personal statement, though I wasn't asked anything about it. What is your background?
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    (Original post by Penguin1024)
    My advice is to relax. You'll do best if you stay calm. From my experience, it did not help that I had read the book "Medical School Interviews: A Practical Guide to Help You Get Into Medical School". The questions require you think out of the box, maybe use some basic science knowledge- but there was nothing that I could have prepared for. Maybe have a read through your personal statement, though I wasn't asked anything about it. What is your background?
    Thanks, much appreciated! I've just finished my degree in Biomed this year, so are they likely to ask me questions at this level?
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    Has anyone heard from Imperial?
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    Has anyone heard from Imperial?

    Not yet. I too am waiting anxiously
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    Does anyone know when we'll be hearing back from Cambridge grad med? They said before Christmas at interview, but I've heard 'two weeks after interview' going around...
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    If anyone would like some GAMSAT practise papers I have some anyone would be welcome to, just cover the postage and they are yours.
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    Whats everyones thoughts on the Swansea applicant day? Its such short notice and I have a final interview on Thursday for which I want to be in 'give me a job' mode rather than 'I want to be a friggin doctor already' mode! Anyone who's applying again and has been last year - Is it much use? they have a rundown of the course structure (what I'm most interested in) on their website. Thanks in advance
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    Having a little bit of a worry right now with this work experience for Warwick.

    I had a Ghana Medical Brigade which I was going to talk heavily about but that was in September 2014, so that's out.

    I did 10 weeks full time in a lung function clinic in 3rd year (So that's 50 hours-max cut off), shadowing doctors/consultants and talking to patients about their experience.
    i've recently started a job as a HCA (16 hours), but i've only gone through training during those 16 hours so no direct patient contact as of yet.
    I've volunteered in an elderly care home doing various tasks (22 hours)
    Also volunteered for a day with homeless asylum seekers in Cardiff to find out the goings on there and how they can feedback to the NHS etc. (8 hours)

    Is this work experience form purely a box ticking of 'yes, he's met 70 hours in more than 1 category' or is there more to it than that guys?
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    (Original post by Rosser1994)
    Having a little bit of a worry right now with this work experience for Warwick.

    I had a Ghana Medical Brigade which I was going to talk heavily about but that was in September 2014, so that's out.

    I did 10 weeks full time in a lung function clinic in 3rd year (So that's 50 hours-max cut off), shadowing doctors/consultants and talking to patients about their experience.
    i've recently started a job as a HCA (16 hours), but i've only gone through training during those 16 hours so no direct patient contact as of yet.
    I've volunteered in an elderly care home doing various tasks (22 hours)
    Also volunteered for a day with homeless asylum seekers in Cardiff to find out the goings on there and how they can feedback to the NHS etc. (8 hours)

    Is this work experience form purely a box ticking of 'yes, he's met 70 hours in more than 1 category' or is there more to it than that guys?
    At the end of the day, it's just box ticking. It doesn't matter if you have 70 hours or 700.
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    (Original post by Cuts92)
    Whats everyones thoughts on the Swansea applicant day? Its such short notice and I have a final interview on Thursday for which I want to be in 'give me a job' mode rather than 'I want to be a friggin doctor already' mode! Anyone who's applying again and has been last year - Is it much use? they have a rundown of the course structure (what I'm most interested in) on their website. Thanks in advance
    I went there to the open day last year and it was a good day to be honest. Swansea is beaut and the uni ethos is class. Admission tutors are super approachable and the uni itself has good facilities. It's a way of you getting a snapshot of what it's like at med school. If you aren't bothered about course structure, getting involved in some workshops and asking questions it probably isn't that necessary though. If ya just wanna study medicine anywhere and don't mind where, don't go, if ya want a specific teaching method, location and set of facilities, check it out. It's the middle of nowhere though so prep for a journey




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    (Original post by neuralgal)
    At the end of the day, it's just box ticking. It doesn't matter if you have 70 hours or 700.
    Yep that's what I was told too. They said at the open day that people with 700 get no advantage over those with 70, it's the quality of the experience they look at not the quantity

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    (Original post by michrab123)
    Yep that's what I was told too. They said at the open day that people with 700 get no advantage over those with 70, it's the quality of the experience they look at not the quantity

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    So that's what this form is for? Just to say we've made the hours?
 
 
 
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