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Category: Interview Advice

Medical school interview advice: How to answer "Tell me about yourself?" and "Why medicine?"

How To Answer Tell Me About Yourself and Why Medicine?

Medical schools receive thousands of applications for very limited spots in their incoming class every year. Many medical schools try to understand their applicants’ journeys and narratives. They often pose open-ended questions during an interview, including Tell me about yourself? and Why medicine? These questions are designed to highlight experiences

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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 program directors (PDs) won’t respond to your thank you letter. Many might not even have the chance–or time–to open them. During the 2019 Emergency Medicine Residency Association (EMRA) Resident forum, some program directors admitted that the pile of

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Medical Ethics Questions - 4 Pillars of Medical Ethics

Medical Ethics Questions: What You Need To Know For Your Interview

Prepare You For Your Medical School Interview Ethical Questions Written by: Neha Dronamraju If you’re unprepared, stressed out, and coming up close on a medical school interview, we’ve got you covered. This blog post covers a significant component in med school, residency, and healthcare interviews: medical ethics questions. With each

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

No medical school interview invites? AMCAS application – check.  Secondary essays – check.  Now it’s the long waiting game of hearing back from various medical schools for the coveted interview invitation.  But what if the application cycle is not going according to plan? What if you are still waiting for

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Top 10 Current Events You Need To Know For Medical School Interviews

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

Here are the top 10 healthcare current events you should know for 2020 COVID-19 Healthcare Disparities and Black Lives Matter Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Prescription Drug Pricing Mental Health and Physician Burnout Abortion and Contraception Cultural Differences and Expectations of Medical Care End-of-life Care Opioid Crisis Artificial intelligence and applications

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What To Bring To A Medical School Interview: 5 Essential Things

What to Bring to a Medical School Interview: 5 Essential Things

Our Cracking Med School Admissions team members have been interviewers for Stanford Medical School, residency programs, and scholarships. And, we’ve prepped several students to ace their medical school interviews.  Mock Interview Packages Each year, we get a number of questions about what to wear to your medical school interview and what to

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MMI Interview Questions and Answers for Medical School

MMI Interview Questions and Answers  Contact Us 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. The MMI differs from the traditional interview in that it

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How to dress for medical school interview - women

How to Dress for Medical School Interview: Women

Receiving an invitation for a med school interview is half the battle to an acceptance. Congratulations! You received a med school interview invitation because you are being strongly considered.  After all the preparation and hard work, you surely wouldn’t want to decrease your acceptance chances, especially on a pretty simple
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Med School Interview Attire - Men

Med School Interview Attire for Men

  Medical School Interview Attire: Men Congratulations on your medical school interview! Receiving an invitation for a med school interview is half the battle to an acceptance. Yay! You received a med school interview invitation because you are being strongly considered.  After all the preparation and hard work, you surely
Read More »
Medical school interview advice: How to answer "Tell me about yourself?" and "Why medicine?"

How To Answer Tell Me About Yourself and Why Medicine?

Medical schools receive thousands of applications for very limited spots in their incoming class every year. Many medical schools try to understand their applicants’ journeys and narratives. They often pose open-ended questions during an interview, including Tell me about yourself? and Why medicine? These questions are designed to highlight experiences

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 program directors (PDs) won’t respond to your thank you letter. Many might not even have the chance–or time–to open them. During the 2019 Emergency Medicine Residency Association (EMRA) Resident forum, some program directors admitted that the pile of

Read More »
Medical Ethics Questions - 4 Pillars of Medical Ethics

Medical Ethics Questions: What You Need To Know For Your Interview

Prepare You For Your Medical School Interview Ethical Questions Written by: Neha Dronamraju If you’re unprepared, stressed out, and coming up close on a medical school interview, we’ve got you covered. This blog post covers a significant component in med school, residency, and healthcare interviews: medical ethics questions. With each

Read More »

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

No medical school interview invites? AMCAS application – check.  Secondary essays – check.  Now it’s the long waiting game of hearing back from various medical schools for the coveted interview invitation.  But what if the application cycle is not going according to plan? What if you are still waiting for

Read More »
Top 10 Current Events You Need To Know For Medical School Interviews

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

Here are the top 10 healthcare current events you should know for 2020 COVID-19 Healthcare Disparities and Black Lives Matter Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Prescription Drug Pricing Mental Health and Physician Burnout Abortion and Contraception Cultural Differences and Expectations of Medical Care End-of-life Care Opioid Crisis Artificial intelligence and applications

Read More »
What To Bring To A Medical School Interview: 5 Essential Things

What to Bring to a Medical School Interview: 5 Essential Things

Our Cracking Med School Admissions team members have been interviewers for Stanford Medical School, residency programs, and scholarships. And, we’ve prepped several students to ace their medical school interviews.  Mock Interview Packages Each year, we get a number of questions about what to wear to your medical school interview and what to

Read More »

MMI Interview Questions and Answers for Medical School

MMI Interview Questions and Answers  Contact Us 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. The MMI differs from the traditional interview in that it

Read More »
How to dress for medical school interview - women

How to Dress for Medical School Interview: Women

Receiving an invitation for a med school interview is half the battle to an acceptance. Congratulations! You received a med school interview invitation because you are being strongly considered.  After all the preparation and hard work, you surely wouldn’t want to decrease your acceptance chances, especially on a pretty simple
Read More »
Med School Interview Attire - Men

Med School Interview Attire for Men

  Medical School Interview Attire: Men Congratulations on your medical school interview! Receiving an invitation for a med school interview is half the battle to an acceptance. Yay! You received a med school interview invitation because you are being strongly considered.  After all the preparation and hard work, you surely
Read More »