MMI Interview Course Preview

Welcome to our MMI Interview Course – Lesson 1! If you pre-order before October 15th 2021, you’ll also get access to our Medicine Personal Statement Course for FREE.

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The best MMI Interview crash course for students applying to medical school, created by students at the University of Cambridge. Now available as a 10-lesson online course with videos, booklets and tonnes of examples.

Syllabus

Section 1: Interview Fundamentals

Lesson 1 - Understanding the Interview format

The most important prerequisite to performing well at interview is having a firm understanding of what is going to be expected of you. Learn about the structure of the MMI and the key stations you are likely to face.

Lesson 2 - Adapting your personal statement
This lesson teaches you to expand on experiences in your personal statement and use it to demonstrate the qualities interviewers want to see. Remember, your personal statement is your biggest asset.
Lesson 3 - How to Structure Your Answers

Using a highly successful method, this lesson goes through how to structure your answers concisely, ensuring you are answering the question logically whilst sounding really enthusiastic.

Section 2: Key Topics to Learn

Lesson 4 - Medical Ethics

This lesson highlights the duties of a doctor and the 4 main principles of medical ethics. We gain knowledge of the rules of consent, confidentiality and some key topics like abortion and euthanasia.

Lesson 5 - Current Affairs and Data Analysis

In this lesson we cover how to confront the science station. We learn the skills of how to present data, analyse graphs and demonstrate knowledge of current affairs.

Section 3: Example Questions and Answers

Lesson 6 - Common Topics

This lesson focusses on common questions asked at interview. Learn some key do’s and dont’s before exploring example good and bad responses, using the information to construct your own logical and convincing answers.

Lesson 7 - Personal Statement Questions
We go through the process of  doing an A-E assessment for a sick patient. This is summarised in an easy-to-remember one page A4 template. We then go through other clinical scenarios you might be asked and how to show your clinical knowledge, think like an FY1 and come up with key differentials quickly and systematically.
Lesson 8 - Ethical Scenarios and Dilemmas

This lesson gives you practice at confronting ethical scenarios and dilemmas. Learn how to construct balanced answers which show both sides of the argument before arriving at a well supported conclusion.

Lesson 9 - Data Interpretation and Presentation

Have a go at presenting graphs and answering questions about what they show. Similarly, it covers how to describe photos, tables and talking about scientific articles you might have read.

Section 4: Test Yourself

Lesson 10 - Mock MMI Interview

Use all the knowledge of the previous lessons to have a go at a mock MMI. For each of the stations, we have included model good and bad answers so you can see what exactly interviewers are looking for.

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The best MMI Interview crash course for students applying to medical school, created by students at the University of Cambridge. Now available as a 10-lesson online course with videos, booklets and tonnes of examples.

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