Tips on Approaching a Sample Multi Mini Interview (MMI) Question

Here you will find a quick but efficient summary of a method in which I would approach a sample Multi Mini Interview (MMI) question: Sample MMI Question 1: There is a man that has been responsible for taking care of his wife that has been in a vegetative state for the last year following a […]

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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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McMaster University’s Bachelor of Health Sciences Program – What to Expect?

Disclaimer: The content expressed here is reflective of my own experiences, and opinions are of my own unless otherwise specified. The BHSc program has considerable notoriety for its presumed ability to send hopeful pre-meds easily into medical school. Unsurprisingly, this notoriety begins at an early age when prospective high school students are attracted to this […]

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Why You Should Be Involved In Research

If you’re the typical pre-med, you’ve probably read half a dozen articles on the importance of conducting research for your application to medical school. I’m only a first-year medical student, but I’m comfortable diagnosing most pre-meds with tunnel vision. We’re hyper-focused on clinching that much sought-after acceptance letter to the point where we lose sight […]

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CASPer Q&A with our medical student consultant

CASPer Q&A With Our Medical Student Consultant!

We are happy to provide a connection between pre-medical students and our network of medical students, residents and physicians. This Saturday October 6th from 11am-11:30am, our McGill based MD Candidate Victor will be answering all of your questions! This includes questions on the CASPer exam, how to prepare for medical school and preparing for the […]

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How to get the most out of extracurriculars

How to get the most out of extracurriculars

With application just around the corner, I wanted to take some time to share some thoughts on how you can prepare yourself for a medical school acceptance. I will be focusing on how to prepare your extracurriculars and dispel some common myths about building your profile. Q: What should I do for my extracurriculars? Do […]

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‘Get Into Medical School’ Seminar Recap

On March 9, 2017, the co-founders of MD Consultants celebrated the hard launch of their free admissions guidebook, ‘Your Guide to Get Into Medical School,’ at the University of Toronto Alumni Speaker Series: Get Into Medical School event, co-hosted by New College,  University College, Woodsworth College, and MD Consultants. The panel discussion featured speakers Dr. […]

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Dealing with Premed Stress – Advice from a Resident Physician

Original article available at: http://www.medxcanada.org/blog/dr-suleiman-furmli Q: What is one common characteristic you continue to see in pre-med students? The most common characteristic that I’ve seen is anxiety, quite frankly. That’s because anyone who is committed to come down this path knows that it’s not an easy one, or they may learn it’s not an easy one […]

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My Pathway to Medicine – An Interview with a Medical Student

Original article available at: www.medxcanada.org/blog/dhruvin-hirpara I went to McMaster University for my undergrad and completed 4 years of the bachelor of health sciences program. Currently, I am a 4th year student at the University of Toronto Medical School. Q: What inspired you to pursue a career in medicine? When I was growing up, my mom […]

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How to Achieve Success

As a former McMaster University varsity badminton player, and having competed on the national stage, sports have always been a part of my life. I can still recall the countless hours spent on the court and at the gym in preparation for the tournaments and matches. Being a competitive athlete and pursuing a career in […]

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