Medical School Interview Training by the UK’s top performing provider. MMI and Traditional. 98.2% Success rate 2019 Entry with record numbers of students with 3 or 4 offers.
PERSONAL TRAINING AND MMI CIRCUIT SIMULATION UNDERTAKEN BY DOCTORS WHO TEACH MEDICAL STUDENTS FROM UCLAN, MANCHESTER AND LANCASTER MEDICAL SCHOOLS. WE COULD ONE DAY ALSO BE TEACHING YOU AT MEDICAL SCHOOL OR AS A JUNIOR DOCTOR!
WE ALSO CAN HELP DENTAL AND VETERINARY MEDICINE APPLICANTS!
WE BELIEVE NO OTHER PROVIDER IN THE UK OFFERS TRAINING WITH DOCTORS THAT HAVE OUR LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE. LEARN FROM THE BEST.
WHAT DO WE OFFER?
Based on our research, we cover over 90% of the curriculum used in UK medical school interviews.
We cover Scottish, Welsh, N Ireland, English, Oxbridge and private medical schools. MMI and Traditional
We teach you in person. That means your tutors will be Dr Mannan MBChB, MRCGP and Dr Khan MBChB, LLM, FRCGP. We do not use medical students or random administrators.
Learn in the comfort of your own home using Skype and Telephone training.
Training can be personalised to the students specific training needs, or for a particular medical school.
We welcome applicants at all stages of their career - from years 11,12,13 students to graduate entry candidates.
We cover over 40 topics, based on our own research as medical school tutors and feedback from thousands of students over the years.
We include a workbook which you can use to complete your preparation. It includes over 70 pages of medical school interview training, many up to date questions as well as a full three MMI circuits.
This is the most enjoyable of way of helping you prepare for your interview!
***** 5 Star reviews from parents and students. We are trusted by doctors, teachers and parents to look after students! We are open and transparent in what we offer.
Training is available worldwide. We have taught students from the UK, Canada, New Zealand, Ireland, Spain, Singapore, UAE and India.
IS IT FOR ME?
This training is designed for students who are applying for UK medical school entry. We aim it for students in their second year of A-level but welcome anyone who wishes to learn. We can teach graduate entry candidates and those applying for foundation year medical programmes.
We can help students that are academically very bright but lack confidence in medical school interviews. In our own practices we train medical students and junior doctors who need extra support and you can benefit from this experience.
We can liaise and give expert feedback to parents and teachers regarding a student’s performance.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Here are some of the topics we will cover on our medical school interview course for 2019 entry: -
Personal assessment stations including your motivation for medicine and choice of medical school. Critique of your work experience, personal statement and knowledge of the qualities of a doctor including resilience and leadership.
Critical analysis and team working stations, including group exercises, practical tasks and data interpretation.
Your research for medical school and ethics. This includes recent hot topics, ethical principles, capacity and consent, conflict of interest and duties of a doctor.
Experience of NHS policy including conversational areas such as the right of doctors to strike, 7 day working, brexit and other policies.
Doctors use of social media and other GMC guidance.
Your knowledge of the medical school curriculum including teaching methods used at medical schools including PBL.
Communication skills stations. This includes empathy, consultation critique, simulated challenging colleagues and patients using role play. Breaking bad news and handling mistakes.
Examples of the the 10% of stations that you cannot prepare for.
We will go over example marking schemes used by medical schools and highlight where candidates often make mistakes and how to put them right.
We will demonstrate techniques that you can use when you are stuck to try and salvage marks.
Our course is being constantly updated as medical schools develop new methods of assessment. Our teaching is at the cutting edge of medical school interview assessment.
If you are applying for dentistry or veterinary medicine we will add training specific to these applications.
MMI SIMULATION TRAINING
BLUE PEANUT ARE NOW OFFERING YOU THE ABILITY TO PRACTICE A FULL MMI INTERVIEW CIRCUIT UNDER EXAM CONDITIONS
We can tailor the session to your specific medical school. Sessions can be undertaken over Skype or in person in a classroom in Rossendale, Lancashire.
We offer 10 stations. Choose the duration of each station – usually between 5 and 10 minutes each, and the break periods – usually between 1 or 2 minutes.
We will provide you reading material between or during the station dependent on your choice of medical school. Candidate notes will be e-mailed to you prior to your session.
The choice of topics will be based on your medical school. If they do not provide this, we will use our research to choose you the topic areas
We can simulate patients and actors in scenarios as well as use video streaming.
Practical and written scenarios can be simulated over Skype. If you pick a face to face classroom session, we will bring the equipment to do a practical scenario to the classroom
Includes a comprehensive feedback session at the end of your MMI Circuit. We tell you where you did not perform well and how to rectify this.
Typically the whole session will last 2 hours dependant on the ability of the candidate.
WHY USE BLUE PEANUT FOR YOUR TRAINING?
We research and deliver all our training ourselves. We will never get medical students, administrators or random tutors to teach you. We do not compromise on the quality of our training.
We could sit on medical school interview panels – but this would be a conflict of interest. It is not fair for us to teach you and then interview you in your real interview!
We look after medical students in our own GP surgeries, as well as providing work experience placements for sixth form students. We also teach junior doctors who are training to be future general practitioners.
We teach at top local sixth form schools in East Lancashire such as Clitheroe Grammar, Bacup & Rawtenstall Grammar and Tauheedul.
We provide you with e-mail and, if needed, telephone follow up just in case any new areas come up on your interview that we did not cover on our course.
WHAT DO YOUR RECOMMEND IN TERMS OF SESSIONS?
To cover most of the medical school curriculum we recommend you book two sessions. Each session is approximately two hours in duration with coursework in between. Some students also follow this up with a personal MMI simulation with us under exam conditions.
Personal training and MMI circuits can be booked all year round.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire about availability. Please include in your e-mail which medical school(s) you have applied for. If you have any material sent to you from the medical school, please include this.
Please indicate if you wish a classroom session in Rossendale, or teaching using Skype/Telephone. Once we have confirmed a date with you, please make payment using the shopping cart below.
We can offer further discounts on multiple bookings, so please contact us for information.
If you have any questions or queries about our training, please contact us for an informal discussion on your learning requirements.
E-mail email@example.com or telephone 01706 491146
WHAT ARE YOUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS?
We cannot offer any refunds on this training once payment has been made.
If you do not answer your phone or Skype session, the tutor will attempt to contact you further for a total of 15 minutes from your allocated start time. We will try both methods. We keep telephone and Skype logs of our attempts. If there is no further response, we will cancel the booking and no refund will be provided.
For a face to face session, the tutor will wait for a total of 30 minutes in the classroom.
If you are late for your session, your tutor may not able to complete your training in full.
We cannot be responsible for failure in communications that is beyond our control.
If in the unlikely event the tutor is unable to make a session, we will offer you an alternative date and if this is not convenient we will undertake a full refund.