Medical School Spotlight: Schulich Medical School – Western University

What is a typical week for a Schulich medical student? Medical students have class throughout the morning on all weekdays. Once a week, we have Patient Centered Clinical Methods (PCCM) in the afternoon, where we work with Standardized Patients to simulate clinical scenario (ie. Physical exams, history taking, etc.). We also have Patient-Centered Context, Integration […]

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Canadian doctors will now have guidelines for in-flight emergencies

Provided by Dani-Elle Dubé from Global News The number of airline passengers is increasing every year, which means the chances of witnessing or experiencing an in-flight emergency is becoming more likely – and when you’re at 36,000 feet in the air, who are passengers supposed to turn to for help? If you’re lucky, there will […]

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CaRMS Matching All Time Low

The first round of CaRMS 2018 residency matching for Canadian medical students have left many spots without a student to fill. There are currently a total of 228 spots available across multiple disciplines and universities. The rate of unmatched students have continued to increase over the past few years based on the CaRMS R-1 Match […]

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Interview Questions and Answers

This blog was written by a University of Toronto medical student in first year. This student has been a consultant with MD Consultants for almost a year. Disclaimer: the following responses are my opinion alone and do not represent those of the University of Toronto. All information provided here is not privileged and is publicly […]

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A Day in the Life of a Medical Student Consultant

Hello everyone! My name is Yung Lee and I am a first year medical student at McMaster University. I have graduated the Bachelor of Health Sciences program in three years and decided to pursue medicine. I have been part of My Degree Consultants Inc. as an associate consultant for about six months. With my interest […]

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Mock MMI Circuits Starting Now!

The Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) is an interview style used by certain university programs as part of their admissions process. This format has become increasingly popular with medical schools, dental schools, and pharmacy programs in both Canada and the United States. At MD Consultants, we will be organizing MMI practice circuits in major cities during […]

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Interview Crash Course for MMI, MPI & Traditional is Available Now!

The final, and the most important step for medical applicants is the interview stage. Medical schools across Canada, the U.S and International universities use a variety of interview styles including MMI (Multi-Mini Interviews), MPI (Modified Personal Interview) and Traditional (panel interview). This is the final stage for applicants to show what makes you unique and […]

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Tips for Quebec Pre-medical & Pre-dental Students

The process of applying to French medical schools in Quebec is simple compared to other medical schools. In fact, the three French medical schools (ULaval, UdeM, Sherbrooke) do not require you to submit a personal statement, recommendation letters, or your  CV. The pre-interview screening is solely based on your grades. After the MMI, the rank […]

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Matching to Canada for Residency as a US Medical Student

A popular question I am often asked is: “Were you considered a Canadian Medical Graduate (CMG) when matching to Canada?” I am glad to tell you yes! If you are Canadian (citizen or permanent resident) and attended an LCME accredited medical school in the USA (i.e. the vast majority of schools in the continental USA) […]

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2017 Fall Networking Event – Entrepreneurship in Medicine

Thank you to to the students, residents, staff, and partners from educational and industry sectors who attending our networking event. We had three inspirational speakers Sagar Dugani, Alexander Bilbily and Boyang Zhang who shared their journeys in medical education, research and entrepreneurship.  Find their speeches below if you missed the event!    

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