3 10, 2023

Tips for Understanding and Mastering the Medical School Interview Process


Getting offered an interview is often one of your first steps into the medical school application process. And those we are offered an invitation should understand that these are not given lightly. The opportunity to interview is only given to promising candidates, in fact, usually only 10-15% of applicants get an interview offer. This is the perfect chance for you to prove yourself and convince your school that you are a good fit for their program. So let’s take a look at how to prepare for your medical school interviews, what the timeline looks like, and the different types of [...]

Tips for Understanding and Mastering the Medical School Interview Process2023-10-31T02:45:54-04:00
19 09, 2023

5 Ways to get through trap questions during your Medical School interviews


Probably everyone’s biggest fear in a medical school interview is getting blindsided by a trick, or “trap” interview question. Nobody wants to be that person who freezes up when asked a weird or tricky question!

5 Ways to get through trap questions during your Medical School interviews2023-10-31T02:54:26-04:00
22 08, 2023

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome in Medical School: A Guide for Pre-Med and Med Students


Medical school can be an incredibly challenging experience for pre-med and medical students, and imposter syndrome can make the journey even more difficult. Imposter syndrome is a psychological phenomenon where individuals doubt their abilities and accomplishments, and feel like they are frauds in their field of study.  In this blog post we want to provide tips for pre-med and medical students on how to overcome imposter syndrome in order to succeed in medical school… Understanding Imposter Syndrome According to research, up to 25% of male medical students and nearly half of female medical students experience imposter syndrome. This feeling of [...]

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome in Medical School: A Guide for Pre-Med and Med Students2023-10-31T03:00:36-04:00
7 02, 2023

9 Jobs that enhance your medical school application


[fsn_row][fsn_column width="12"][fsn_text] As a premed student it’s important to find jobs that both pay well and look good on your medical school application. Admission into medical school is getting more and more competitive, so if you can land a job that enhances your application, gives you real world experience, and even provides you an opportunity to begin learning about medical things, then you can have an advantage!   So, which jobs and experience are most important for your application, and how do you land these?   First, look into positions that are paid that also qualify as premed required work [...]

9 Jobs that enhance your medical school application2023-11-02T04:20:41-04:00
27 12, 2022

3 Ways to Stand Out During Your Medical School Interview


Medical school interviews can be nerve-racking. There’s no denying that. And most applicants would agree that they feel this way about them– at least in the beginning when you are just starting out and have less experience doing them. Medical school interviews are a key part of the admissions process, and with thoughtful preparation and practice, they can really help you stand out from other applicants. Just like the other portions of the admissions process, your medical school interviews deserve time and preparation. (So, don’t overlook this step!) Here are three ways to stand out during your medical school interviews… [...]

3 Ways to Stand Out During Your Medical School Interview2023-11-03T01:34:11-04:00
27 12, 2022

A tool every medical school student needs…


As a medical school student there is always so much to learn– some say it’s like getting fed information from a firehose! Fast, furious and so much information at one time! No college course can prepare you for the intense studying and learning you’ll have to do, and it’s common for many students to feel overwhelmed, anxious or even frustrated during the first year. Have you ever felt you are missing crucial information? Or that you might not be remembering everything you need to be? Luckily, there are many resources and books that can help you! And one of them [...]

A tool every medical school student needs…2023-11-03T01:37:38-04:00
6 12, 2022

5 Residency Interview Tips


[fsn_row][fsn_column width="12"][fsn_text] You’ve spent months preparing paperwork, doing research, taking your board exams, and submitting your applications—and it’s finally time for your residency interviews. These interviews give you the chance to find out more about the programs you’re interested in, as well as giving those programs a chance to really learn more about you.   Knowing how to prepare and what to anticipate during these interviews will only give you more confidence during these meetings.   So in this blog post, we want to talk about what to expect during your interview day and give you 5 tips to help [...]

5 Residency Interview Tips2023-11-03T01:47:31-04:00
1 11, 2022

5 Essential Medical School Interview Tips


[fsn_row][fsn_column width="12"][fsn_text] If you've made it to the interview stage of the medical school application cycle, congratulations! Most schools only offer interviews to candidates they are seriously considering for admission. And, final admission decisions usually weigh heavily on your interview performance. But don't stress! Remember, admissions committees already know your credentials. They do interviews to know what kind of person you are, and so they can discover how you communicate with others. In addition, they want to identify candidates with maturity, empathy, and superior interpersonal skills. Interview policies and processes may differ from school to school; but overall, most committees [...]

5 Essential Medical School Interview Tips2023-11-06T03:19:59-05:00
5 10, 2022

How To Develop And Tell A Compelling Life Story Throughout Your Application And Interviews


How To Develop And Tell A Compelling Life Story Throughout Your Application And Interviews: [fsn_row][fsn_column width="12"][fsn_text] Your GPA, research, MCAT scores and extracurriculars can all help you stand out in medical school applications, but what’s the easiest way to stand out and be remembered?    It’s to tell your compelling life story.    A narrative-based approach to your medical school application will convince admissions committees to want to learn more about you. And not only are we talking about in your personal statement here– but your entire application can and should tell a cohesive story about who you are, how [...]

How To Develop And Tell A Compelling Life Story Throughout Your Application And Interviews2023-11-06T03:35:22-05:00
16 08, 2022

Mentally Preparing Yourself for Med School Interviews


Mentally Preparing Yourself for Med School Interviews   Once you reach the interview stage of medical school admissions, you can concentrate your efforts on making sure you nail them. After all, you’ve completed your MCAT, essays, and volunteering. You’re well on your way to finishing your senior year pre-med. Now, the only thing standing between you and that acceptance letter is your interview Your medical school interviews determine what the rest of your life looks like, and preparation is everything. Even though interviews don’t start until later this fall and go into the winter, beginning your preparations months in advance [...]

Mentally Preparing Yourself for Med School Interviews2023-11-06T06:27:57-05:00
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