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    Are there any tips and tricks for preparation for the multiple mini interview such as what to say and what not to and the types of questions? I would greatly appreciate any info, thx!
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    (Original post by Bryan Appu)
    Are there any tips and tricks for preparation for the multiple mini interview such as what to say and what not to and the types of questions? I would greatly appreciate any info, thx!
    Personally I think MMIs are the best interview types! (although I may be slightly bias)

    There's nothing that you "shouldn't" say exactly, and the exact structure and type of MMI will depend on the university that you have the interview at. My main advice for you is that when you come out of each station, wipe the slate clean. It doesn't matter whether you just had the most horrific time and think you messed up completely, your next one is totally new and marked separately!

    Be prepared for a role-play scenario or two, potentially with an actor, which may be difficult. Just think about what you would do in the actual situation, they want to know how you act under pressure. There may also be some basic maths, most likely centred around drug dosage/graphs, but all the information will be given to you.

    When they ask you strange/unexpected questions, they are simply asking you why you want to be a doctor/what makes you good for the role in a way which may throw you off. If they ask you about weaknesses, always make it a positive i.e. I am naturally a shy person but come over it by .../ I can be really disorganised but I have ways of getting round this...
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    Personally I think MMIs are the best interview types! (although I may be slightly bias)

    There's nothing that you "shouldn't" say exactly, and the exact structure and type of MMI will depend on the university that you have the interview at. My main advice for you is that when you come out of each station, wipe the slate clean. It doesn't matter whether you just had the most horrific time and think you messed up completely, your next one is totally new and marked separately!

    Be prepared for a role-play scenario or two, potentially with an actor, which may be difficult. Just think about what you would do in the actual situation, they want to know how you act under pressure. There may also be some basic maths, most likely centred around drug dosage/graphs, but all the information will be given to you.

    When they ask you strange/unexpected questions, they are simply asking you why you want to be a doctor/what makes you good for the role in a way which may throw you off. If they ask you about weaknesses, always make it a positive i.e. I am naturally a shy person but come over it by .../ I can be really disorganised but I have ways of getting round this...
    By the way, I heard that in certain stations, they may still ask questions about why you chose their university or even previous interview questions such as "Why should we choose you". Are these rumors true? Also do you happen to know any websites that provide a lot of MMI questions as the ones I have searched only give a few practice questions.
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    (Original post by Bryan Appu)
    By the way, I heard that in certain stations, they may still ask questions about why you chose their university or even previous interview questions such as "Why should we choose you". Are these rumors true? Also do you happen to know any websites that provide a lot of MMI questions as the ones I have searched only give a few practice questions.
    Yes, there is often a station focussing on more 'traditional' questions. As always though, I wouldn't rote-learn any answers, just have an idea in your head of what you want to say. I don't know of any websites, but the majority of the MMI (that I have done) didn't involve questions. We had a reading comprehension station, maths, two role play etc, with only one station with questions about me.
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    Yes, there is often a station focussing on more 'traditional' questions. As always though, I wouldn't rote-learn any answers, just have an idea in your head of what you want to say. I don't know of any websites, but the majority of the MMI (that I have done) didn't involve questions. We had a reading comprehension station, maths, two role play etc, with only one station with questions about me.
    Alright thx for the info and if you don't mind me asking, which university did you attend the MMI?
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    Hey so I read in many threads that its better not to mention if someone you are related to is a doctor in your med interview because it may seem as if you were pressurised into becoming a doc! But my dad is a doctor and is a HUGE part of my life and of course neither of my parents have forced me! In fact a large reason why I want to do medicine is because of all the stuff my dad tells me about his work... so do I mention this? its not really lying if I leave out this fact but should I?? :dontknow:
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    Hey so I read in many threads that its better not to mention if someone you are related to is a doctor in your med interview because it may seem as if you were pressurised into becoming a doc! But my dad is a doctor and is a HUGE part of my life and of course neither of my parents have forced me! In fact a large reason why I want to do medicine is because of all the stuff my dad tells me about his work... so do I mention this? its not really lying if I leave out this fact but should I?? :dontknow:
    I recently went for an interview and got an offer for one of the top private medical university in my country and I did mention about my uncles being GP's and how I aspired towards becoming like them, be it with interacting with patients in a honest and friendly manner. Honestly, I don't see any draw backs but if you can mention about what you have learned from your dad in your interview, the interviewers will definitely give you many plus points! It is also a good idea if you can share what are the traits of ideal doctors and how your voluntary work has helped you achieve these traits.

    Just be honest in your answers and think like how a doctor would. Best of Luck!
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    (Original post by Bryan Appu)
    I recently went for an interview and got an offer for one of the top private medical university in my country and I did mention about my uncles being GP's and how I aspired towards becoming like them, be it with interacting with patients in a honest and friendly manner. Honestly, I don't see any draw backs but if you can mention about what you have learned from your dad in your interview, the interviewers will definitely give you many plus points! It is also a good idea if you can share what are the traits of ideal doctors and how your voluntary work has helped you achieve these traits.

    Just be honest in your answers and think like how a doctor would. Best of Luck!
    Wow thank you so much that was really helpful! Congrats on the offer!
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    Wow thank you so much that was really helpful! Congrats on the offer!
    No prob!
 
 
 
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