Computer-based Assessment for Sampling Personal Characteristics
CASPer® (Computer-based Assessment for Sampling Personal Characteristics) is one of the most important elements of your medical school admissions profile in participating medical schools in Canada and the United States. Our medical physicians are expert CASPer® evaluators, specifically trained to teach you everything you need to know in order to succeed on your CASPer® test. Our evidence-based CASPer® simulations, CASPer® training programs and guidance will give you the confidence you need to tackle your CASPer® test.
The CASPer® Strategy session is a foundational session to teach you the ins and outs of the CASPer® format. The CASPer® Strategy Session is led by an experienced physician with first-hand experience in both participating in and evaluating CASPer®. CASPer® scenarios are typically categorized to test your critical thinking, ethical approach, personal experiences and creativity.
CASPer® was initially designed at McMaster Michael de Groote School of Medicine as an alternative online method of assessment to evaluate medical candidates in real time. By increasing the medical admissions committee’s scope of candidate assessment, a high CASPer® score is essential at securing a medical school interview.
CASPer® STRATEGY & SIMULATION BUNDLE 1
Step 1: Review of CASPer® Core Competencies
- Review the MedApplications™ CASPer® Online Manual, Core Objectives, Preparation Strategy and CASPer® Preparation Timeline
- In collaboration with your consultant, identify core medical competencies and how they relate to your candidate profile.
Step 2: Review the following core CASPer® topics
- Medical Ethical Dilemmas, Medical Legal
- Current Events in Medicine
- Healthcare Models and Solutions
- Communication Skills and Actor Interactions
- Personal Questions Advanced
Step 3: Choose between eight levels of progressively more advanced CASPer® scenarios (CASPer® Simulations 1 to CASPer® Simulations 8)
Step 4: Choose a convenient time to take your CASPer® Test on your own schedule
- CASPer® Simulations are 1.5 Hours in Length
- CASPer® Simulations include 10 Primary Scenarios with 3 Specific Questions per Scenario
- All CASPer® Simulations are timed and answers recorded
- Simulations include a variety of CASPer® questions styles and formats
Step 5: CASPer® Rubric and CASPer® Test Feedback
- Receive a comprehensive MedApplications CASPer® Rubric and Feedback Commentary on your performance
- Receive a percentile score ranking amongst CASPer® simulation test takers
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Total Timeframe 2-4 Business Days* (Note, all CASPer® strategy sessions and CASPer® simulations are unique and are scheduled on an individual basis. Rush services available if required. Timing of individual sessions also depend on client’s availability. Our medical coaches will advise if additional preparation sessions are indicated for a successful result).
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Our Medical Coaches pride ourselves on offering a premium service by leading physicians in medical school preparation. However, if you do not find your consultation useful, or feel that the consultant is not a great fit, you must let your consultant know at the conclusion of your first consultation or review, prior to finishing and we will contact you to arrange another complimentary session or review with a new consultant. See Terms and Conditions
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