“To enable every student to achieve and exceed their potential”
93% Success Rate for 2019!
97% of Students Return for a Second Lesson
MedAces was founded in 2014 to help medical students achieve their dream of becoming doctors. The stakes are now higher than ever with medical schools weighing the interview up to 50% of the application. We created an evidence based strategy and program to help students ace the medical interview with the input of medical specialists, past medical school interviewers and the top medical students across Australia. The interview can be a daunting experience and it can be hard to find a tutor who can give current, relevant and high quality advice that makes you stand out from the crowd.
We have tutored students for every single medical school across Australia and New Zealand over the last 6 years. We continue to strive to have the highest success rates for medical school entry in the Southern Hemisphere.
Unfortunately, the medical interview is an imperfect system of screening for great future doctors. An hour of providing personal anecdotes and solving artifical problems is an extremely unreliable method to determine future success. It’s crazy that complete strangers within minutes, will judge whether you have what it takes to be a doctor! Some of our tutors who have been interviewers for medical schools have seen many amazing individuals with incredible interpersonal and empathy skills fail the interview due to poor interview technique.
At MedAces, we provide you with
- the ability to structure responses that are logical, organised and understandable
- the ability to sell yourself without sounding arrogant
- the ability to tell a story that stands out and captivates examiners
- worksheets and homework booklets with real MMI questions
- medical school student tutors who are the top 1% of their cohort
- timed practice sessions that help you verbalise your internalised response
- rapport building techniques
- cognitive training techniques to remain calm and focussed
- access to our community of MedAces alumni
MedAces, with the input of past examiners and specialists have designed worksheets specific for the universities you are preparing for. Due to our individualised sessions, we are able to focus on your specific problem areas and deliver methodical solutions to improve your marks, taking the guesswork out of interviews.
We have a 3 step approach to helping you ace the interview.
Our medical interview theory preparation takes you through all of the interview questions and all of the background information you should know for your university. We teach you structured frameworks and models to systematically approach all types of questions relevant for your university such as personal, ethical decision making, public health, decision making, role playing, detechnilisation, video/picture/quote analysis and practical problem solving.
Each session, you’ll answer real medical school interview questions to practice communication, idea generation and theoretical frameworks. Afterwards, you’ll be given feedback and key takeway problems to work on.
After drilling and training with past questions, you’ll be offered the chance to have simulated medical interviews. Our mock interviews will have the same stations, scenarios and format as the medical school you are interviewing for.
Jonathan is a final year medical student at the University of Melbourne. He obtained an ATAR of 99.9 and was the dux of both his high school and college. In the last 3 years, he has coached over 300 students for medical interviews at every single medical school across Australia with extremely high success rates.
In his spare time, Jonathan enjoys building up a research portfolio in oncology. He has a strong research background from working in labs across the world including Harvard University, Children’s Cancer Institute of Australia, Stem Cells Australia and Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Nagtha is a final year medical student with extensive coaching experience. Due to her interview skills, she was the only international student to be accepted for an intern position at St Vincents Hospital, Melbourne beating out hundreds of applicants. Her interpersonal, communication and analytical skills resulted in her award of the psychiatry prize for the highest marks in psychiatry in her year out of over 300 medical students. She regularly undertakes research and speaking commitments at leading research institutes worldwide and also mentors medical and high school students.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading the Economist, going for bike rides along Melbourne’s beautiful beaches and pursuing her passion in psychiatry.
Anne is a final year medical student at the University of Melbourne who has landed an internship for next year at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH), one of the most selective hospitals in Australia due to her interview performance. She received medical placement offers from Monash University, University of Queensland, UNSW and University of Adelaide upon graduating from high school with an ATAR of 99.9. She finds it rewarding to help students achieve their goals and success in their journeys.
Anne has a strong interest in translational research, with experience working in basic sciences and clinical trials. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology, and has undertaken clinical electives in the UK, Canada and US including Neurosurgery at the Yale School of Medicine. In her free time, she enjoys travelling, writing and learning languages.
My previous degrees was in arts so I found it quite tough trying to break into medicine from a non traditional background. The expertise of the tutors put me at complete ease as they were able to help craft anecdotes which boosted my confidence. For the few months I had between the GAMSAT and the interviews, I had a program designed to help nail all the types of questions that would be thrown at me. I also found the mock interviews run a few weeks before the actual interview to be extremely insightful as it closely resembled the real medical school interviews on the day.
I attended the training program last year and the techniques that I learned really boosted my confidence and helped me get into medicine! I had failed my interviews for undergraduate medical entry even with really high scores so I was really nervous coming into my medical school interview this second time round. The tutors at MedAces really knew their stuff and went above and beyond to make sure I was able to maximise my marks on every station. I can’t thank you guys enough!
To book a session or send any enquiries, please fill in the form below. To make the process as smooth as possible, please state your schedule availabilities and the universities you are preparing to interview at.
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