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What to do if you have no medical school invites

No medical school interview invites? What can you do next?

No medical school interview invites? Primary application – check.  Secondary application essays – check.  Now it’s the long waiting game of the application cycle – ...
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How to answer tell me about yourself medical school interview

How to answer “Tell me about yourself” Medical School Interview Question

Congratulations on receiving a medical school interview invite! “Tell me about yourself” is typically the first question asked in traditional one-on-one medical school interviews, and ...
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Questions to ask your medical school interviewers

50 Questions To Ask Your Medical School Interviewers

Having questions ready to ask your medical school interviewer is extremely important, and this blog post gives you dozens of questions to ask medical school ...
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Medical school interview thank you letter

Medical School Interview Thank You Letter Examples

It has been a long med school interview day. BUT, there’s one more thing you need to do! Write medical school interview thank you notes! ...
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Medical school interview attire

Medical School Interview Attire

Congratulations! You received a med school interview invitation because you are being strongly considered.  After all the preparation and hard work, you surely would not ...
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Residency interview thank you letter

Residency Interview Thank You Letter Examples

The growing consensus regarding residency interview thank you notes is that most residency Program Directors (PDs) won’t respond to your thank you letter. Many might ...
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What to do if you have no medical school invites

No medical school interview invites? What can you do next?

No medical school interview invites? Primary application – check.  Secondary application essays – check.  Now it’s the long waiting game of the application cycle – waiting to hear back from various medical schools for the coveted interview invitation (or, as most premeds call it,”II”).  But what if the application cycle is not going according to

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How to answer tell me about yourself medical school interview

How to answer “Tell me about yourself” Medical School Interview Question

Congratulations on receiving a medical school interview invite! “Tell me about yourself” is typically the first question asked in traditional one-on-one medical school interviews, and this is one of the most important questions you should prepare for. This question is designed to highlight experiences that have contributed to your development and led you to medicine.

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Questions to ask your medical school interviewers

50 Questions To Ask Your Medical School Interviewers

Having questions ready to ask your medical school interviewer is extremely important, and this blog post gives you dozens of questions to ask medical school interviewers. When do you have the opportunity to ask these questions? First, the most common question medical school interviewers end with is, “Do you have any questions for me?” DO

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Medical school interview thank you letter

Medical School Interview Thank You Letter Examples

It has been a long med school interview day. BUT, there’s one more thing you need to do! Write medical school interview thank you notes! After your medical school interview, it is considered best practice to send medical school thank you letter to your interviewers, students you interacted with, and/or the Admissions Office staff if

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Medical school interview attire

Medical School Interview Attire

Congratulations! You received a med school interview invitation because you are being strongly considered.  After all the preparation and hard work, you surely would not want to decrease your acceptance chance because of poor judgment on your dress code. Dr. Rachel Rizal and Dr. Rishi Mediratta often get asked how to dress for a medical

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Residency interview thank you letter

Residency Interview Thank You Letter Examples

The growing consensus regarding residency interview thank you notes is that most residency Program Directors (PDs) won’t respond to your thank you letter. Many might not even have the time to open the thank you email an applicant sent after a residency interview. During the 2019 Emergency Medicine Residency Association (EMRA) Resident forum, some Program

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How to Answer Common Osteopathic Medical School Interview - Cracking Med School Admissions

How to Answer Common Osteopathic Interview Questions

If you are reading this article, it is likely that you have received an interview invite from an Osteopathic Medical School. Congratulations! To be invited for an interview after you have spent endless hours writing your personal statement, AACOMAS Experience and Achievements section, and secondaries is nothing short of an achievement. However, what many premed

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MMI Schools - Cracking Med School Admissions Tips and MMI Practice Tests

MMI Schools: Tips to Ace Each Medical School’s MMI

There is a lot of overlap in what medical schools ask in their Multiple Mini Interview stations. However, a MMI school does ask more questions related to its mission and what it looks for in its students. For example, there are some medical schools, such as Stanford and Duke, that value innovation and leadership. Therefore,

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MMI Questions and Answers: Strategies and Tips to ace your medical school interview

MMI Interview Questions and Answers for Medical School

Love it or hate it, the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) has gained considerable traction in med school admissions, and chances are that you’ll likely undergo at least one MMI during your interview season. You will be evaluated based on your responses to the respective prompt. It favors applications with excellent communication skills and quick critical

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Top 10 Healthcare Current Events For Medical School Interview

Top 10 Current Events You Need To Know For Your Medical Interview

Hello! We’ve updated our current events guide to reflect the healthcare current events you need to know for 2023 interviews. These current events will be helpful for college interviews, BS/MD interviews, medical school interviews, and residency interviews. Top 10 healthcare current events COVID-19 and Effects on Health & Society Vaccinations United States Health Insurance and

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Interview picture

How to Prepare for Medical School Interviews

We are SO excited for your upcoming medical school interview! We wrote this blog post to give you a step-by-step guide on how to prepare for medical school interviews. We are going to cover traditional interview, multiple mini interview, and panel interview formats. It is important to ask the admissions office what style of interview

Read More »
What to do if you have no medical school invites

No medical school interview invites? What can you do next?

No medical school interview invites? Primary application – check.  Secondary application essays – check.  Now it’s the long waiting game of the application cycle – waiting to hear back from various medical schools for the coveted interview invitation (or, as most premeds call it,”II”).  But what if the application cycle is not going according to

Read More »
How to answer tell me about yourself medical school interview

How to answer “Tell me about yourself” Medical School Interview Question

Congratulations on receiving a medical school interview invite! “Tell me about yourself” is typically the first question asked in traditional one-on-one medical school interviews, and this is one of the most important questions you should prepare for. This question is designed to highlight experiences that have contributed to your development and led you to medicine.

Read More »
Questions to ask your medical school interviewers

50 Questions To Ask Your Medical School Interviewers

Having questions ready to ask your medical school interviewer is extremely important, and this blog post gives you dozens of questions to ask medical school interviewers. When do you have the opportunity to ask these questions? First, the most common question medical school interviewers end with is, “Do you have any questions for me?” DO

Read More »
Medical school interview thank you letter

Medical School Interview Thank You Letter Examples

It has been a long med school interview day. BUT, there’s one more thing you need to do! Write medical school interview thank you notes! After your medical school interview, it is considered best practice to send medical school thank you letter to your interviewers, students you interacted with, and/or the Admissions Office staff if

Read More »
Medical school interview attire

Medical School Interview Attire

Congratulations! You received a med school interview invitation because you are being strongly considered.  After all the preparation and hard work, you surely would not want to decrease your acceptance chance because of poor judgment on your dress code. Dr. Rachel Rizal and Dr. Rishi Mediratta often get asked how to dress for a medical

Read More »
Residency interview thank you letter

Residency Interview Thank You Letter Examples

The growing consensus regarding residency interview thank you notes is that most residency Program Directors (PDs) won’t respond to your thank you letter. Many might not even have the time to open the thank you email an applicant sent after a residency interview. During the 2019 Emergency Medicine Residency Association (EMRA) Resident forum, some Program

Read More »
How to Answer Common Osteopathic Medical School Interview - Cracking Med School Admissions

How to Answer Common Osteopathic Interview Questions

If you are reading this article, it is likely that you have received an interview invite from an Osteopathic Medical School. Congratulations! To be invited for an interview after you have spent endless hours writing your personal statement, AACOMAS Experience and Achievements section, and secondaries is nothing short of an achievement. However, what many premed

Read More »
MMI Schools - Cracking Med School Admissions Tips and MMI Practice Tests

MMI Schools: Tips to Ace Each Medical School’s MMI

There is a lot of overlap in what medical schools ask in their Multiple Mini Interview stations. However, a MMI school does ask more questions related to its mission and what it looks for in its students. For example, there are some medical schools, such as Stanford and Duke, that value innovation and leadership. Therefore,

Read More »
MMI Questions and Answers: Strategies and Tips to ace your medical school interview

MMI Interview Questions and Answers for Medical School

Love it or hate it, the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) has gained considerable traction in med school admissions, and chances are that you’ll likely undergo at least one MMI during your interview season. You will be evaluated based on your responses to the respective prompt. It favors applications with excellent communication skills and quick critical

Read More »
Top 10 Healthcare Current Events For Medical School Interview

Top 10 Current Events You Need To Know For Your Medical Interview

Hello! We’ve updated our current events guide to reflect the healthcare current events you need to know for 2023 interviews. These current events will be helpful for college interviews, BS/MD interviews, medical school interviews, and residency interviews. Top 10 healthcare current events COVID-19 and Effects on Health & Society Vaccinations United States Health Insurance and

Read More »
Interview picture

How to Prepare for Medical School Interviews

We are SO excited for your upcoming medical school interview! We wrote this blog post to give you a step-by-step guide on how to prepare for medical school interviews. We are going to cover traditional interview, multiple mini interview, and panel interview formats. It is important to ask the admissions office what style of interview

Read More »

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