Preparing for Medical School interviews: Just Another Date, Literally!

First of all, congratulations on getting a medical school interview! This, on its own, is a huge accomplishment and you should be extremely proud. Whomever is reading this, your journey will be very different from mine, and very different from others applying. Use that to your advantage! Your personality and road to medicine is something […]

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McMaster Health Sciences Undergraduate Program – Facebook Live Q&A

McMaster medical student and McMaster Health Sciences graduate, Rasika Singh, answered questions regarding the undergraduate health sciences program, the application process, and how to stand out as an applicant for aspiring pre-medical students! The following questions were answered during the Live video Question and Answer taping: Can you provide some advise on how to make […]

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How to Appropriately Respond to the Ethical Station in Medical School Interviews

As medical school interviews are being sent out, many aspiring medical students are rushing to get in as much practice as they can. I remember that during this time, one of the toughest challenges to prepare for was the ethics station. Students may be faced with this type of question in multiple different ways: one […]

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6 Tips for the Multi Mini Interview

After a rigorous application process, interview invites for medical schools across both Canada and the U.S. are trickling out. While it is a huge accomplishment in and of itself to receive an interview, preparation—and the interview itself—is the final hurdle and, as most of us that have gone through it know, can be the most […]

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The Unique Experience of an IMG in the CaRMS Process

Fellow IMGs! Completing medical school abroad adds many challenges that are unique to IMGs in the CaRMS process. Being able to navigate the challenges is half the battle. Here are a few key points that I, along with the help of many others, have learned along the way. Electives Electives applications begin early – often […]

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OzTREKK Educational Medical Event

We visited and participated in the OzTREKK Educational event on January 27th 2019 at the Hilton Toronto. Our IMG consultant Juliana and operations manager Sonia answered questions and spoke with parents and students regarding how MD Consultants can assist them with their international medical studies. Attendees learned about their options after completing medical school overseas, […]

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Top 10 Tips for a Successful McMaster Health Science Application

Top 10 tips for a successful McMaster Health Science Application

Introduction With thousands of applications every year for 160 spots, the McMaster Bachelor of Health Sciences Program (BHSc) is probably the most competitive undergraduate program in Canada. This undergraduate program is focused on the topics of health, illness and wellness, and is unique in providing an education with a focus on self-directed, team-based and problem-based […]

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CaRMS Tips & Words of Wisdom

By now, you are probably prepping vigilantly for CaRMS interviews, maybe boarding a plane for interviews, and desperately hoping that your flight won’t be cancelled. I can definitely relate to all of this, as travelling in Canada (especially Eastern Canada where I come from) is challenging in the winter at the best of times. You […]

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Preparing for Interviews: 5 Helpful Tips for Medical School Applicants

You feel your heart quicken and a cold sweat rush through your body as you glance at the heading of the email pop-up on your smart device. “University of ____ MD Program Interview Invitation…..”. A wave of emotions and thoughts race through your mind – do I tell my mom or my dad first? Did […]

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Mock MMI Circuits Running In March!

The Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) is an interview style used by Canadian and American 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 Downtown Toronto […]

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