One of the hardest aspects of the med school application
process for many, we've got some advice to help you
Don't Sweat the Ethical Question
Should applicants be concerned about this portion of
the interview? Is there a chance they could offend the
interviewer with their answer – or is there a way to
handle such 'hot button' topics without ruining your
Answering the Ethical Dilemma Question
Although there is an array of questions to consider,
there is one particular question that has many
applicants especially concerned: the ethical dilemma
question. We asked Senior Consultant Dr. Gregory
Goldmacher to shed some light on why interviewers ask
this question and to share a few insightful tips on how
to address this topic.
Preparation Is the Key to Clearing the Interview Hurdle
Your admissions interview is a one-time event. It's stressful and short. You've probably never done anything quite like it before. Why should it be the decisive factor in whether or not you get in to medical school?
What Does Your
Body Language Say About You
Did you know that body language
comprises roughly fifty-five percent of your response to a
question, while the spoken word only conveys seven
percent? Your intonations, pauses and sighs convey the
rest of your answer. When you consider the numbers,
being aware of your nonverbal language becomes essential
in communicating yourself effectively to an interviewer.
Should You Say
Is the use of a thank-you note – creative or not – going to give you an
inside edge and land you an admissions offer from your target school? We asked a
couple of our consultants their opinions on the matter.
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