Mock MMI Circuits are Back in 2021 – ONLINE Sessions now available!

Full Mock MMI Circuits 2021 Due to COVID-19, our MMI Circuits will look a little different this year! MDConsultants is taking all of the necessary precautionary measures and have therefore moved all MMI circuits online. Your MMI circuit will be conducted by one of our medical student or resident consultants who will take you through […]

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MDconsultants Partner Spotlight: Dr. Sameer Masood & his team at UHN launch Emergency Department virtual visits

Download or listen to the blog in audio format: Your browser does not support audio. Originally posted on: University Health Network UHN Emergency Departments (ED) will begin virtual visits on Monday, Dec. 14. Part of a broader Ontario Health initiative for ED Virtual Care, UHN is teaming up with Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and St. […]

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The Medical School Interview Process in 2021 – Facebook Live Q&A

First year University of Toronto medical student Emma, speaks on her experience interviewing for medical schools during the 2020 pandemic. The pandemic has certainly changed the interview process in 2020, and we’re discussing these changes and how they will affect medical school interviews in 2021 and into the future. Emma provided insightful information about the […]

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Medical School in Australia for Canadian Pre-med Students

As applications to medical school continue to open, some students remain locked into studying in Canada. There are options outside of Canada including the US, Australia and the UK which also have great medical schools to select from. All international medical graduates (outside of the US) are required to write the MCCEE to obtain a […]

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6 Tips for Self-Reflecting before Applying and Interviewing for Medical School

Written by a first year University of British Columbia medical student. No matter how prepared we are, applying to and interviewing for medical school can be extremely daunting experiences to face. When I started preparing for my interviews, I found that I often struggled to think of examples of displaying “X” or doing “Y” on […]

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MDconsultants Representation Program for Pre-Medical Students

MDconsultants is committed to providing high-quality and customized consulting to all students who dream of a medical career. We offer our student-focused educational consulting services in a sustainable way by continuing to run at cost. Our ultimate goal is to provide students with the tools, resources and confidence to get into medical school! As we […]

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MDconsultants & MEDLIFE YorkU: Q&A with a University of Toronto Medical Student

We teamed up with MEDLIFE York U to bring you a Q&A Zoom Presentation with one of our medical student consultants! University of Toronto medical student, Ben, spoke directly with pre-medical students on his experience applying to medical school. Ben answers viewer questions live on all things relating to medical school including research & volunteering […]

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Canadians Studying Medicine Abroad: An International Medical Graduate’s (IMG) Perspective

According to the CaRMs Report in 2010, there were at least 1500 Canadians studying medicine abroad, and I was one of them. The decision to study medicine outside of Canada should not be taken lightly because Medicine in general is a long path without the added stress of being far away from home.  If you’re […]

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The Gap Year(s) Before Medical School

Given the competitiveness of applying to medicine, a gap year or two (or few) between completing undergraduate studies and matriculation is not uncommon. A number of options are available to you. Here are my three tips on making the most of it: 1. Reflect: whether you didn’t get an acceptance letter, interview, or didn’t apply […]

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The Written Application: Maximizing Your Chances at Receiving a Medical School Interview Invitation

Medical schools look for dedicated candidates who are competent, driven, and holistic. They assess these qualities in several components of the pre-interview application, including GPA, MCAT, autobiographical sketch (or CV equivalent), CASPer, and supplementary essays. The weighting of these components depends on the school, program, and your geographical status. Here are some tips on how […]

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