Sam C.

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Preparing for Your Medical School Interview: How to Handle the Tough Questions

Posted by Sam C. on 4/9/18 5:10 PM

Last time we discussed the general approach to preparing for a medical school interview and went over a couple big picture questions. The ultimate goals are to, one, let the interviewer know how you are different than every other person they spoke to and, two, why you would be a good fit for this program. You want to convey these points in a memorable way, so we discussed how to answer these questions by telling a story. And all of your stories come together to tell your narrative.

In this entry, we’ll talk about how to maintain that mindset and those goals, while answering difficult interview questions.

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Tags: MD/PhD admissions

Preparing for Your Medical School Interview: General Approach and Big Picture Questions

Posted by Sam C. on 4/6/18 3:01 PM

First things first - congratulations on getting a medical school interview.  It is no small accomplishment and you should take a moment to appreciate all the hard work that has gotten you to this point.  There is still much hard work ahead, but let the “wins” fuel you moving forward. 

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Tags: MD/PhD admissions