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Preparing for the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI)

31st January 2018

Preparing for the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI)

Receiving an interview offer brings you one step closer to gaining a spot in medical school. The hard work, however, is not yet over! Interview preparation will maximise your opportunity to secure a place as a medical student. Some applicants believe that there is no point in doing preparation for the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI), as they believe that performance in the interview is solely ...

 

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Sample MMI question: A Contemporary Issue Scenario

31st January 2018

Sample MMI question: A Contemporary Issue Scenario

Scenario: Vaccinations are an important part of an individual’s immunity and keeping a community safe from disease. It is ideal that all children get immunized at the appropriate age to prevent contraction of preventable diseases. However, there are some in Australia that oppose vaccination. They argue the harm of vaccinations outweigh the benefits, and the lack of freedom of choice i ...

 

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MMI Sample Question Two - a difficult dilemma.

31st January 2018

MMI Sample Question Two - a difficult dilemma.

MMI Sample Question Two - a difficult dilemma. Jesse is an elite soccer player hoping to obtain a scholarship to a US college after finishing high school. A week out from the most important match of the year, Jesse is diagnosed with a severe navicular stress fracture. He wants to be able to play in the tournament and tells you that without an appearance he will not be considered by US c ...

 

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Sample Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) question

31st January 2018

Sample Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) question

An example Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) question: Imagine you are the principal of a large, respected school. There has been an allegation that a humiliating film of a young disabled person has been circulating on the Internet. Two final year students are up before you to explain their actions in the creation of the video. The video appears to show a young person with intellectual impairme ...

 

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Monash Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)

31st January 2018

Monash Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)

Monash Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) Format Multi station Mini Interviews or Bellringer Interviews are used by Monash University and the University of Western Sydney. They are also used by Australian National University, Sydney University, Deakin University and Wollongong University for selection into graduate entry medicine. The following information provides some guidelines on the ...

 

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LMS Update - New Highlighter

2nd January 2018

LMS Update - New Highlighter

We have recently made some changes to the highlighter feature in our drills and exams, to make it slightly more useful! Firstly, you will now need to click on the highlighter to be able to highlight text: Afterwards, you will then notice the new highlighter cursor appears, meaning you are in “highlighting mode”: Now, simply click on the question and drag your mouse ...

 

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Famous Australian Doctors: Great Models for Aspiring Students

24th October 2017

Famous Australian Doctors: Great Models for Aspiring Students

Medical interviews Congratulations to those who got a medical interview. It is a good idea to prepare for the interview. You may need to have examples of role models during the interviews. If you need some some inspiration for finding your role model, we have found some inspiring doctors below. These short biographies of their notable work will be great for medical interviews. Remem ...

 

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Discrimination in university admissions?

18th October 2017

Discrimination in university admissions?

What is discrimination? Discrimination can be defined as unwarranted unfavourable treatment towards an individual or groups of individual based on their actual or perceived membership in a certain group or social category. Such treatment is usually in a way that is worse than the way people are usually treated. Discrimination could be based on someone’s gender, race, location, or soci ...

 

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Response to Mistruths

18th October 2017

Response to Mistruths

Unfortunately MedEntry has been forced to create this page to refute mistruths that are posted and spread by Dallas Gibson - an unscrupulous operator, serial bankrupt and con-man. Among others, there are two allegations that are made by Gibson on the internet and on various forums using his numerous aliases. If you find posts with these allegations, bad mouthing MedEntry (or 'missed e ...

 

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Behind the Scrubs, Part 2: Student’s views of Undergraduate Medical Courses in NSW – Joint Medical Program, University of Newcastle

17th October 2017

Behind the Scrubs, Part 2: Student’s views of Undergraduate Medical Courses in NSW – Joint Medical Program, University of Newcastle

The University of Newcastle (UoN) has taken a unique teamwork approach within their Bachelor of Medicine course, collaborating with the University of New England to create the Joint Medical Program. Although this joint effort represents a new modelling of the course, UoN has offered an undergraduate Medicine course for almost forty years, and has gained an unofficial reputation for creating ...

 

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