When Do Medical Schools Start Interviewing? 2019-2020

When Do Medical Schools Start Interviewing? 2019-2020

by Amit Jivani October 27, 2019 1 min read

We’ve written this blog to give you a good idea of when your medical school interview may happen. We’ve been in touch with all the medical school admissions committees in the UK, and asked when they’re likely to schedule interviews.  Here are the results!
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When do most medical school interview invites go out? 2019-2020

When do most medical school interview invites go out? 2019-2020

by Amit Jivani October 25, 2019 2 min read

You have likely spent what seems like ages drafting and then redrafting your personal statement and preparing for the UCAT. But, after all of your hard work for the application process so far, how do you know when to begin your interview preparation? Well, here at theMSAG we’ve contacted all UK medical school admissions committees. We have directly asked them when they will start sending their medical school interview invitations and when their 2019/20 interviews will be held. 
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Convincing Communication Skills Interview Questions

by Archetype Themes Collaborator February 13, 2019 6 min read

In this post, we cover communication skills interview questions and how you can use a structured approach to showing off your ability to communicate in both your medical school interview and personal statement. Note that although this article focuses on communication, it is also applicable to other aspects of interviews such as talking about your strength and weaknesses. 
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Birmingham Medical School Interview Guide

by Dibah Jiva January 31, 2019 5 min read

Studying medicine at the University of Birmingham will offer you a first-class opportunity to develop the necessary skills to become a healthcare professional in the country’s largest healthcare region with the help of state-of-the-art facilities. If you are interested in the programme and plan to apply to a Birmingham medicine interview, we have compiled some important information regarding the process and gathered our best tips on how to successfully prepare for the task.

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The Importance of Medical Ethics

by Giulia Bankov January 28, 2019 8 min read

Medical ethics will quickly become part of your life upon gaining a place at medical school, but an appreciation of modern medical ethics is also a necessary tool for your medical school interview, as you will undoubtedly encounter ethical questions. This is why we will provide you with an introduction to the field of medical ethics and its basic principles, to help start you on your journey in the medical profession.

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Keele University Medicine Interview Guide

by Pippa Morris January 25, 2019 5 min read

Keele Medical School runs a 5 year MBChB course, with 150 medical students in each year. Keele University Medicine has always ranked highly amongst UK Medical Schools, placing 6th in the 2018 Guardian League table. Read on to find out more aboutKeele Medical School interview questions and how to approach them with some tips from us as to how to succeed!
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Ethics Questions Asked at Medical Interviews - Euthanasia

by Pippa Morris January 20, 2019 5 min read

Euthanasia is a hotly contested topic and is frequently discussed in the media. As part of your medical school interview, questions will likely be asked on ethical principles. Euthanasia is the termination of an ill person’s life, but in the UK laws mean that assisted suicide gives you 14 years imprisonment. In this blog post, we provide you with some of the information so you can begin forming your own views.

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Southampton Medicine Interview Guide

by Shivani Sharma January 18, 2019 5 min read

The University of Southampton is one of the UK’s leading medical schools and has an international reputation for its clinical research. With only 210 medical admissions, it is no surprise that places atSouthampton Medical School are extremely competitive. Therefore, it is very important that you prepare for theSouthampton medicine interview. But how do you actually prepare for it? What do you need to know?
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UEA Medical School Interview Guide

by Pippa Morris January 14, 2019 5 min read

Norwich Medical School is based at the University of East Anglia (UEA). It has been running a five-year MBBS course since it opened in 2002. By 2019 intake, there will be 208 medical students per year. UEA prides itself on being a teacher of 21st-century medicine and if you have applied this year, then read on for more information about UEA Medicine interviews.

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MMI Preparation: How to Approach the Picture Station

by Giulia Bankov January 11, 2019 4 min read

Sometimes the MMI circuit during a medicine interview includes an MMI Picture Station. In that station, you will be given a picture and expected to be able to describe it as if you were describing it to someone who was not in the room next to you. This might be a task that is novel to you and you might be unsure on how to approach it, view our best tips on how to tackle this MMI station!
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How to Answer Why Do you Want to be a Doctor?

by Giulia Bankov January 07, 2019 4 min read

"Why do you want to be a doctor?" is undoubtedly one of the most common interview questions when applying for medicine. Answering this question well is a crucial component of a successful interview and a subsequent offer to a medical school, so if you need help figuring out and structuring your answer, continue reading below.
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Hull York Medical School Interview Guide

by Pippa Morris January 06, 2019 5 min read

Hull-York Medical School (HYMS) is a relatively new medical school, formed in partnership between the University of York and the University of Hull. It began the MB BS programme in 2003 and has an intake of 156 medical students per year, with half based at Hull and the other half at York. Hull and York Medical School prides itself on delivering ‘innovative and rigorous medical education and research’.
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