What is the Multiple Mini Interview?
- The Multiple Mini Interview consists of 11 question/scenario stations and 1 rest station. Ten of the scenarios are held one on one with an interviewer. One scenario is a written station.
- The interviews last for two hours, however, the total time spent with other activities will be approximately four hours.
When will I know if I am invited to interview?
- Interview invites are sent by email in early January.
How can I prepare for the Multiple Mini Interviews?
- Practice debating issues in the news with friends and family.
- Book a spot in the Med Mock MMI held by the Med 1 students.
- Practice general interview techniques like speech patterns, facial expressions and body language.
- Attend the information session in February.
What is the day of the MMI like?
- You will be assigned to a goup of Med 1 students and sequestered from contact with the other MMI groups.
- When you arrive you need a piece of photo ID. You do not need to bring anything else. We will have a coat room to leave your belongings, but you are not permitted to bring anything into the MMI other than what we give you.
- You will receive a clipboard which the registration desk will explain to you when you arrive. You will also receive a pen and a bottle of water. You will be assigned a group and you will stay with them for the entire time.
- Just before the MMI begins, you will receive a full orientation to the process and have a chance for last minute questions.
- It is a long day with a lot of standing and walking. Be professional, but comfortable.
How does the Indigenous Panel Interview work?
- Applicants to the Indigenous Pool with meet with a panel of four interviewers.
- Applicants will be required to submit an autobiographical essay prior to the interview which the panel will review.
- The panel has access to the autobiographical information and reference letters of all applicants to the Indigenous Applicant Pool.
- The panel interview committee consists of a chairperson appointed by the Admissions Committee, two practicing physicians or clinician scientists, and an undergraduate medical student.
- At least two members of the committee shall be of Aboriginal ancestry.
- The interview will take between 30-50 minutes.
- It is recommended you arrange your panel interview on a different day from your MMI.