Pre-med Tips

Mock MMI Circuits are Back in 2022 – ONLINE Sessions now available!

Full Mock MMI Circuits 2022 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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5 Tips for Navigating Virtual Medical School Interviews

In this strange new world we’ve all had to make a few adjustments to our daily lives due to COVID19, interviewing for medical school virtually being one of them! Here are some tips to help with navigating virtual medical school interviews: 1. Optimize your lighting The interviewers only get to see you through your video. […]

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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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5 Tips for Reducing Anxiety and Knocking your Medical School Interview out of the Park

Interview season, whether for medical school or residency, is a very stressful time of the year. Single interview sessions, MMIs, travel/Zoom fatigue, uncertainty about the selection/match process – all of these can be different sources of a lot of anxiety. Through both medical school interviews and residency match interviews, a lot of wisdom has been […]

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Q&A with a Medical Student -All About the McMaster Health Sciences Program.

McMaster medical student and McMaster Health Sciences graduate, Jim, answered all of your questions regarding the program, the application process, and how to make you stand out as a candidate! Jim provided insightful information about the McMaster Health Sciences program by answering the following questions during the taping: Can you provide some advise on how […]

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The Unique Experience of an International Medical Graduate (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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Medical School VS Pre-Medical Studies: What is the Difference?

In this article, I offer an authentic but frank opinion highlighting the contrasts in pre-medical and medical studies, after gone through four years of medical school at UBC. It is harder to seek in-person support for academic help or tutoring We receive lectures from a diverse group of physicians, allied healthcare workers, basic scientists, and […]

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Pause and Reflect: How to Highlight your Truest Self on your Medical School Applications

Medicine is a difficult program to get into. Naturally, in applying to a difficult program, we can get caught up with thinking, “what do I have to do to be the applicant they pick” or “what kind of person are they looking for?”. It happened to me during my journey getting to medical school! I […]

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4 Tips for Applying to Medical School as a Third Year Applicant

Applying to medical school as a third year applicant can be an intimidating task. It can be challenging to keep on top of deadlines, potentially plan ahead with knowing your MCAT score and digest the requirements of the different medical medical schools.  Tip #1: Get organized – make a list of schools that take third […]

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How to Ask to Shadow a Doctor (with Step-by-Step Guide)

So you want to be a medical student, eh? Well before writing the MCAT and committing to months of studying, it would probably be best if you knew what you were getting into. To date, the most effective way to do this is to shadow a doctor and obtain firsthand exposure to what the day […]

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