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MEDICAL SCHOOL INTERVIEW COURSE (COVERS MMI & TRADITIONAL)

MEDICAL SCHOOL INTERVIEW COURSE (INCLUDING MMI)
No. 1 Medical School interview course
in the UK (MMI + Traditional)

  • Includes MMI and traditional format
  • Interactive course. 95% success rate.
  • Small numbers. Personal feedback
  • Workshops on ethical issues/scenarios
  • Coverage of important NHS issues
  • UNLIMITED SUPPORT after the course
  • Venues in Birmingham and London
  • Only £169 all inclusive for the day
10% discount if you book 2 places on this course
or if you book another personal development/interview course at the same time.

CONTENT OF THE MEDICAL SCHOOL INTERVIEW COURSE


The course covers all aspects of medical school interviews including both the traditional questions and the Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI) format. The size of the group is limited to 16 so that everyone can practise and interact, ensuring that by the end of the day they can address any question in any format.


STRUCTURE OF THE MEDICAL SCHOOL INTERVIEW COURSE

9:00 REGISTRATION & REFRESHMENTS
A chance for candidates who arrive early to discuss any to discuss their application and personal issues with the trainer and other candidates. 
9:30  INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES
Learn to structure and personalise your answers to the key motivation questions. This first session provides candidates with a unique opportunity to practise and discuss their own answers with others and to discuss personal circumstances with our trainers. This includes questions on:

  • Motivation for medicine and specific medical schools
  • Work experience
  • Communication skills
  • Team work
  • Leadership and management
  • Handling stress
  • Strengths and weaknesses
  • Studying for medicine (including types of teaching methods, pros and cons)
Those questions are part of both the traditional interviews and the MMI interviews.
13:00 LUNCH
13:45 MULTIPLE MINI INTERVIEWS (MMI) FORMAT
 
This session equips candidates with all the tools they need to address all MMI stations. We cover:
 
  • Lateral thinking questions
  • Ethics (abortion, animal testing, euthanasia, etc) & medical ethical principles and scenarios
  • Difficult situations (difficult consultations, difficult colleagues)
  • Role play
  • Group discussions
  • Discussions on newspaper articles
  • Video consultation critique
  • and other MMI stations
16:30 NHS - CURRENT ISSUES & POLITICS
A thorough look at current issues and NHS reforms to enable candidates to discuss confidently the key topics currently addressed at interviews, including recent press coverage of fundamental issues. This session takes the form of an interactive discussion, where candidates can discuss and debate the issues raised by those hot topics and learn to provide a personal opinion in a confident manner.
17:15 BODY LANGUAGE & OTHER QUESTIONS
Discussion on other ways of making a good impression at interview, including body posture, body language and dress code.
17:30 CONCLUSION & END

Note: Timings are approximate and may vary on the day depending on the participative nature of the group and the length of refreshment breaks. Although most courses will finish at 17:30, some may finish earlier or later.

Our medical school interview skills course provides ample opportunities for personal practice, discussion and exchange of ideas. Because of the small number of participants you will also be able to raise any personal issues you want us to address.

Free unlimited support for your interview preparation after you attend ISC's medical school interview course. No small print, no ifs, no buts, we want you to succeed.

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WHO RUNS THE MEDICAL SCHOOL INTERVIEW COURSES

All interview courses are run by very experienced tutors with in-depth knowledge of the medical school interview process, communication skills and NHS issues. Courses are run in turn by:


VENUE, FEES & COURSE DATES

We run Medical School interview skills courses regularly between September and March each year. Our next interview courses entry to Medical School will take place as follows. Further dates may be added later on as and when trainers declare further availability.


ALL COURSES FOR THIS SEASON ARE NOW OVER. NEXT COURSES WILL START FROM OCTOBER 2017 AND WILL BE ADVERTISED IN JULY

LONDON COURSES
MAR '17
  Sat 04 Mar
  Sat 11 Mar
               
BIRMINGHAM COURSES
MAR'17
  Sat 04 Mar
                   
 OPEN - Book online               FULL COURSE
Venue:
London:
Grange White Hall Hotel, Montague Street, London WC1B 5BP (Central London)
or
Grange Holborn Hotel, 50-60 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4AR
Kings Cross, Euston, Tottenham Court Road, Russell Square, Holborn
Both venues are near the British Museum. The exact venue will be communicated to you in the booking confirmation. 
Birmingham : Hilton Garden Inn, Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 5HW
10 minutes' walk from Birmingham New Street Railway Station
Timing:
9:30am prompt start, until 5:30pm
Fee:
£169, all inclusive (Course, substantial handout, unlimited support after the course, refreshments & lunch)

Last year, 95.2% of our students obtained a place at medical school. Come to our medical school interview course, enjoy our free unlimited support after the course and join the ranks of successful candidates.

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WHY OUR COACHING IS SUCCESSFUL

Our coaching achieves a high success rate. There are four main reasons behind our success:

Maximum 16 participants.
With a small group size, we ensure that you get the maximum attention throughout the day and learn the techniques in a way that suits you personally. Other providers who don't tell you their group size can take well over 100 people in one lecture theatre! We believe in coaching you in small groups so you can participate and learn more effectively.

Group activities and individual practice. 
Medical School Interview technique is not just about theory. It is primarily about practice. The small number of participants and our afternoon workshop ensure that you get plenty of individual practice. Real practice is what will make you succeed, not formal lectures.

We make you think for yourself.
Our teaching strategy is to make you learn all key medical interview skills through discussion and active participation. We firmly believe that you will not learn to be good at medical school interviews simply by being spoon-fed answers via a PowerPoint presentation. Instead, we make you think for yourself and ensure that you gain all the tools you need to answer any question thrown at you.

You will receive plenty of personal attention throughout the day.
Not only will the small number of participants allow you to practice often during the day, you will also have personal access to the trainer to discuss your personal issues before the course, during all the breaks and after the course. Perhaps you have a background that is unusual or have particular worries that you want to discuss in more depth. We will give you all the time you need!

A unique blend of medical and communication.
Our courses are put together by both doctors and communication specialists. This gives us a unique ability to look at the interview process from the medical and the communication angles, which you will find in no other courses.

Free email follow-up
After the course, we remain in contact with you. After the course, once back home preparing for your medical interview, you will inevitably have questions or come across issues which will bother you. We will be there to answer your queries and support you in the final stages of your preparation. This is what makes our service unique and personal.


Established over 12 years ago, we achieve a success rate of over 95%.
All our medical school courses cover both MMI and traditional formats

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WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

"An absolutely amazing course which saved me hundreds of hours of preparation on my own. Loved the fact that we could all get involved in MMI stations and learn how to do a role play properly, how to discuss ethics knowledgeably and come across confident. Thank you to Nishali for such a great course." Oliver, Applying for 2016 entry

"Very helpful and easy to talk to. The tutor was approachable and more than willing to answer any questions. Also not afraid to be critical, and tell you exactly what's wrong with the way you come across." Jenny, Applying for 2016 entry

"Loved the way everything was covered, the informal nature of it really helped (the way the chairs were in a circle and it wasn't a classroom style environment). We all had a chance to experience different types of MMI stations and the detail on how to approach the stations was superb. The teacher Dr Suresh Krishan was very engaging and helpful" Ramandeep, Applying for 2016 entry.

"I really like the technical aspect of the course, and how we learnt to answer a wide range of questions. Really passionate and great teacher. I would definitely recommend. She was motivating, thoughtful and sensitive. A really worthwhile investment" . Shiobhan, St George's Medical School

"I came along to an interview course in December and wanted to say thanks for all your help! I ended up getting 4 interviews and 4 offers and wouldn't have achieved it without the confidence and structure I gained from the course. The book too is amazing! I've recommended it to all my friends applying for medicine and head of sixth form." Ellie, Brighton & Sussex Medical School

"Excellent, the day flowed well there was plenty of opportunities to practise and get feedback. Great teacher. Very open and helpful, willing to talk and discuss issues and questions. I talked to her during the breaks and lunch and she was always available for personal questions. I will recommend this course to all my friends." Kerenza, Leeds Medical School

"Very good teacher. Good at building up my confidence in the morning before going into more difficult questions and interviewing techniques in the afternoon. Used some very inventive methods for lessening our nerves and improving the general impression we will give at the interview. Don't feel that anything needs to be improved." Joseph, Leicester Medical School

"The best course for preparing towards medical school interview. Excellent trainer. She was incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. I don't think she could have made the day any better." Flo, Manchester Medical School

"Very clear and concise course with an excellent opportunity to practice. Excellent discussions on ethics and great frameworks to learn how to sell ourselves". Danni, UCL Medical School

"Very professional. Gail made everyone feel relaxed, emphasised peoples good points and taught us good techniques." Mona, Peninsula Medical School

"A superb course. Almost all the questions I was asked came up at the interview. The session on ethics and communication was also really useful to deal with the video-based questions I was asked at St Georges" Allan, St George's Medical School

"Really enjoyed the day. It was good to listen to others and see things from an outside and an inside perspective. All the discussions and practice sessions were very useful too. I got offered 3 places!" Asif, Birmingham Medical School

"A long and enjoyable day. I was so prepared that my interviewers commented on how good my interview technique was. I would certainly recommend the course to all my friends" Vijay, Hull & York Medical School

"Got offered an unconditional offer. Thanks a lot!" Emma, Manchester Medical School

"I finally found out where I went wrong last year thanks to the course and all the questions we worked on came up. And I got the place...!" Dania, Oxford Medical School

"I came for an interview coaching session on the 21st of February, one day before my interview for the Warwick Graduate Entry Medical course. I thought I'd drop you a note and say thank you for all your help which proved very valuable indeed as I now hold an offer for the graduate course even though the interviews were very competitive. I thought your advice and feedback were excellent and proved a great help. Keep up the good work!" Catherine, Imperial/St Mary's Medical School


BOOKING FORM FOR THE MEDICAL SCHOOL INTERVIEW COURSE

To book a place on our Medical School interview course, please complete the form below, selecting the date and location that suits you most and entering the name of the course participant. Once payment has been received through our secure online payment server, your payment and booking will be automatically confirmed by email. You will also receive all pre-course instructions by email shortly after your booking.

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