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McMaster University

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Interview Format
MMI
Virtual or not?
Likely virtual
Historic Interview Date
Mar

What we know about

McMaster

's

interview process

MMI consisting of 10 stations. Category of questions:

  1. Ethical dilemma
  2. Situational
  3. Personal questions
  4. Current events/policy
  • Acting stations (had none last year due to pandemic). In additon, they may have category of questions where they ask your opinions on various topics.
  • Interviews were virtual in 2021. This year, they anticipate holding virtual interviews as well. McMaster has similar interviews to UofA, Queens, and Dalhousie.

Here are some similar questions to what they ask

17
Your friend tells you that he wants to take an "Introduction to Spanish" course to boost his GPA even though he is a native Spanish speaker. Native speakers are not allowed to take the course. What do you tell your friend?
3
The Cannabis Act 2018 came into action across Canada. What are your thoughts on how this Act has affected Canadians?
15
What health issue within our province are you most passionate about? Why?
25
What is your greatest strength and greatest weakness? Which one is more important to you?
16
Systemic issues exist in the provincial health care system. Discuss one of them and how you would address it.
19
Medical students are involved with many extracurricular activities. Choose one and talk about it.

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Social Determinants of Health (Health Canada)

Social Determinants of Health (Health Canada): All applicants should be thoroughly familiar with the social determinants of health (SDOH). Understanding the SDOH is especially important when it comes to discussing public health issues.

2 minutes
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Self-reflection
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Canadian Guide to Med School (Made by volunteer medical students)

The Canadian Guide to Med School is an incredible resource. Written by 70+ medical students studying at all 17 Canadian medical schools, it provides advice and resources for every stage of interview preparation. There are several full-length MMI circuits, loads of MMI questions with follow-ups, and other helpful documents.

15 minutes
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Video of Jordans principle and its benefits

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