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St. George's University Interview Questions


About St. George's Medical School

St. George's Medical school is a supportive, helpful and diverse community.


As the only Uk university to share a campus with a teaching hospital, where the television series '24 hours in A&E' is filmed, you are immersed in a professional environment from day one.


It is a specialist health university, providing students a unique position to get a real taste of their future. An integrated teaching style of science and placement gives an all-rounded development and experience.



 

INTERVIEW

MMI or Panel?

MMI

Interview format

What to expect on interview day?

Interview scoring system

Interview months

Prior information

Examiner review

What to expect after the interview?


 

Interview tips

  • For SGUL it is worthwhile to learn more about different topics in medicine – both key events in the past and current developments.

  • Remain level-headed to think more clearly and to show the interviewers that you have the skills and qualities to make a great future doctor.

  • The stations are extremely varied and can include answering questions, solving problems, and engaging in role-play or scenario-based tasks.

  • Practise immersing yourself in role-play or scenario tasks.

  • Try and practice with people who are good at being strict so you get used to the expected interview.

  • Give multiple examples to illustrate your points. Make sure you include your personal experience in your answers, for example, work experience.



 

Example interview questions

Values and skills

  • How are you a good candidate for Medicine?

  • What skills did you learn during work experience and which skills do you think you need to develop for the future?

Work Experience

  • In your work experience, did you observe a doctor breaking bad news to a patient? How did they do this, and why was it done well?

  • When have you worked in a team and what did you learn from this?

  • Talk about a research paper you’ve recently read.

NHS

  • For the past, what were some of the most notable achievements in the medical field for you and why?

Current affairs

  • Currently, what do you think is the biggest issue in medicine?

  • Discuss your views on abortion.

Problem solving

  • Summarise an article.

  • Travelling on the underground in London, one of your friends becomes separated from the group and it is their first time in London. Explain your plan of action.

  • How would you deal with making a prescription error?

  • Explain how you would make a cup of tea, to someone who has never done it before.