Actors in MMI Interview Stations - Some tips

Some students have been asking us about the actors that are used in MMI stations. They can simulate any third party, for example a patient, a friend or even a stranger. The subject of the station might not even be medical. Remember St Georges have indicated on their website they have a station involving you speaking to your neighbour having run over her cat.

Which A-level subjects should I choose for a medical career?

Which A-level subjects should I choose for a medical career?

In order to get a place at medical school, it is essential that you pick the right A-levels (or equivalent). You should be thinking about a combination that allows you the maximum choice of medical schools. This is important as unfortunately not every student gets a place in his or her preferred choice of medical school.

UCAS PERSONAL STATEMENT - Example Exercise

UCAS PERSONAL STATEMENT - Example Exercise
  • Do you think this is a well-written or poor personal statement? Why?

  • What is the motivation for this student’s reason for applying for medicine? Do you think it is reasonable?

  • Do you think this student has demonstrated adequate work experience?

  • Do you think this student has demonstrated that he or she has some of the qualities and skills that would be useful as a medical student?

  • Can this personal statement be improved and how?