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How The Process Works

Simple 5 Step Process

STEP 1: REGISTER
Select MMI Package” Not sure which one? Contact Us.
STEP 2: SCHEDULE
Select Location, Schools and Dates
STEP 3: PREPARE
Send CV & Application for Review to info@medapplications.com
STEP 4: SESSION
Meet your MMI Coach In-Person or Online”. Receive Prep Materials, Feedback and Rubrics.
STEP 5: FOLLOW-UP
Book Follow-up Sessions, Review Feedback, Gain Confidence.

Traditional Panel Medical School Interview

The traditional medical school interview (Panel Format) has been the mainstay of evaluating pre-medical candidates since the inception of medical school interviews. Classified as either “Guided” or “Non-guided”, medical schools around the world have relied on the traditional medical school interview as the primary modality of screening potential medical students. From both a resource and utility point of view, traditional medical interviews are easy to administer, while providing sufficient time (30-45 minutes) to get to know an applicant. There is a significant amount of variation between Canadian Medical Schools, American Medical Schools and International Medical School with respect to the Panel style medical school interview.

An “Open Interview” refers to the committee having access to your submitted medical school application and letters of recommendation. A “Closed Interview” pertains to a traditional medical school interview where the committee has no prior knowledge with respect to your medical school application. The panel format includes a Question and Answer based dialogue covering a vast array of medical school interview questions styles. The goal of the Panel Style medical school interview is to gain an in-depth understanding of a medical school candidate’s personality, suitability for medicine, diversity of experience, strengths and weaknesses.

Traditional Panel Medical School Interview Format

The Panel Interview Involves The Following Components:

  • Pre-Medical Candidate
  • Question and Answer Format with Dialogue
  • Typical Panel Interview Duration: 20 to 60 Minutes

Medical School Panel Interview

Consist Of:

  • Medical Doctors
  • Medical Students
  • Medical Residents
  • Community Members
  • Healthcare Professionals

MedApplications™ Interview Programs

Panel Interview Packages

  • Custom Panel Preparation

  • Interview Answer Development

    $ $245.00
  • Panel Bundle 4

    $ $2,995.00
  • Panel Bundle 3

    $ $1,295.00
  • Panel Bundle 2

    $ $795.00
  • Panel Bundle 1

    $ $395.00

Traditional Panel Medical School Interview Preparation

At MedApplications, our Medical Doctors have diverse expertise in the many variations of the Traditional Panel Medical School Interview.

Our Medical Doctors have the comprehensive experience as Traditional Panel Medical School Interview evaluators, Traditional Panel Medical School interviewers and Traditional Panel Medical School candidates. We have created the leading Traditional Panel Medical School Interview preparation program in North America, supported by an 87% success rate since 2008.

Our medical doctors will create a preparation and practice plan to help you build a core skillset in mastering the Traditional Panel Medical School Interview. Our medical doctors will coach you from beginning to end to ensure that you ace the Traditional Panel Medical. For students enrolling in our Medical Panel Interview Bundle 3 program, we guarantee your success in your Medical School Panel Interview

PANEL MEDICAL SCHOOL INTERVIEW EXAMPLES

1

Panel Scenario

  • Tell me about yourself?
  • Why have you decided to pursue a medical career?
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  • What is your biggest accomplishment?

2

Panel Scenario

  • If not medicine, what other career would you pursue?
  • Why do you feel you are a good fit for our medical school?
  • What appeals to you about our medical program?
  • If you could have dinner with any living person, who would it be and why?

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Multiple Mini Interview Preparation

The Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) has become the most common interview method for medical schools worldwide, integrating timed independent assessments in a circuit format with a composite overall score. The Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) is uniquely challenging as each medical school has a slightly different variation on Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) format. In 2001, the Michael de Groote School of Medicine (McMaster University Medical School) initiated development of the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) to develop a more comprehensive interview assessment of pre-medical candidates. Prior evidence has shown that traditional medical school interviews or panel style medical school interviews do not accurately predict a medical school student’s performance. Additionally, evidence has also shown that interpersonal skills are the most essential cognitive skillset medical students require to effectively interact with their patients.

As a result, the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) was rolled out by the Michael de Groote School of Medicine (McMaster University Medical School) in 2004 and has been slowly integrated in medical school interviews, dental school interviews, pharmacy interviews and veterinary school interviews on a global scale. Now, Canadian Medical Schools, American Medical Schools and International Schools have all adopted The Multiple Mini Interview (MMI), in addition to many medical residency programs (CaRMS and ERAS).

Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) Stations

There is tremendous variation between medical schools in regards to the structure of the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI). Generally, the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) evaluates several domains including: ethics, professionalism, interpersonal relationships, conflict resolution, communication, collaboration and task performance.

The structure of the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) is based on each station. Stations will typically consist of several parts, including: The Question Stem, Probing Questions (if applicable) and a Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) rubric. Depending on the type of station, variations may include: acting Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) stations, debating Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) stations, critical thinking Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) stations, visual/auditory interpretation Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) stations.

Medical Consultants

Our Medical Team

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  • Dr. Matthew

  • Dr. Iliya M

  • David D

  • Dr. Matthieu H

  • Dr. Ada G

  • Dr. Daniel Moroz

  • Dr. Alex Jiang

  • Dr. R Muir

  • Dr. M Tan

  • Dayae Jeong

  • Pinkal Patel

  • Kayla Furlong

  • Dr. Ziad Simon Fawaz

  • Dr. Vlad Diaconita

  • Dr. Lucy Yang

  • Dr. Ryan Heron

  • Dr. Leora Day

  • Dr. Laurent Elkrief

  • Dr. Michael Mak

  • Dr. Jason Martin

  • Dr. Han Yan

  • Dr. Meriem Latrous

  • Dr. Jimmy Yan

  • Dr. Nilay Shah

  • Janelle Yu

  • Dr. Gautamn Sarwal

  • Dr. Thomas Shi

  • Dr. Moness Masri

  • Dr. Richard Alexander

  • Dr. Annie Liu

  • Dr. Jeffrey Wieskopf

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  • Dr. Surpreet Maan

  • Dr. Christopher Aking

  • Dr. Aleksandar Brezar

  • Dr. Jay Ching Wang

  • Dr. Priya Sharma

  • Dr. Yan Sim

  • Dr. Eric W

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Our Application Consultants

 

Our Consultants specialize in your medical school application.

We work with you every step of the way as your personal medical coach. With first-hand experience as practicing medical doctors we know what it takes to achieve success in the medical school admissions process. During application crunch time, we work round the clock to ensure your application is completed to the highest of competitive standards. Find Out More About MedApplications

 

MedApplications Guarantee

 

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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Success Stories

Alyssa (May 2016)

Accepted to McMaster University & University of Ottawa Medicine

“My experience with MedApplications was fantastic! The interview seminar and manual were very instructive regarding specific topics to focus on for the interview and approaches to answering different question types…

David (May 2016)

Accepted to Western University Schulich School of Medicine

“I enrolled in a MedApplications Interview seminar one month prior to my first medical school interview opportunity. Before participating in the course, I had very little specific knowledge regarding interview format, question types, emphasis and expectations of the interviewers…

Vanessa (June 2016)

“I was accepted at Ottawa which was my ideal school and my only interview. Josh was absolutely wonderful and definitely part of my success! He was very helpful throughout the entire process :)”

Ian (May 2015)

McMaster University of Medicine

“I used the MedApplications seminar and mock interview services before I had my interviews at Queen’s and McMaster medical schools, and I couldn’t be happier with my decision…

Carolyn (2015)

Queen’s University Medicine

“My experience with medapplications.com was great. What I liked most about my consultant is that he always responded in time about any concerns that I had…

Liana (May 2016)

University of Western Shulich School of Medicine

“Before working with medapplications, I had a fear of interviews. I’ve had practices with friends and other students, but for some reason I wasn’t able to gain the confidence needed….

Marlene (August 2016)

University of London St. George’s College

“Hi MedApplications, just to let you know that Isabelle got an offer from University of London St. George’s College. The competition this year was quite challenging…

 

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