“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 at the University of Melbourne, based at St Vincent’s hospital, one of the most academically competitive and selective training hospitals in Victoria. She is a dedicated and professional interview coach with nearly a 100% success rate for graduate medical school entry. 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 400 medical students. She regularly undertakes research and speaking commitments at some of the best research institutes worldwide and also mentors medical 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.
Aadarsh is not only a medical student but an extremely experienced tutor from teaching students from high school all the way to post graduate researchers. He is exceptionally skilled in breaking down complex terms into easy to understand take away messages. His communication skills coupled with his extremely strong analytical and reasoning ability have allowed him to succeed academically and in many distinguished leadership positions.
While not tutoring or studying, Aadarsh enjoys spending his time playing cricket, cycling along Sydney’s beautiful coastline and trying out new restuarants. He is hoping to go into surgery and is regularly invited to present his research at national conferences.
The tutors were really kind and knowledgeable in their experience of the interview process. From the very first lesson, I was shocked by how little I knew about the medical school interviews as I had assumed it was just a test of critical thinking and required little preparation. My tutor was amazing in her ability to identify gaps in my interpersonal skills and also taught strategies to significantly improve the sophistication of my responses. The structures that were taught and the unique approach to answering questions really helped to overcome my fear of the MMI. The course exceeded my expectations significantly.
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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