The multiple mini interview: what to expect and how to prepare
Advice from an admissions tutor
The Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) is one of the ways medical schools assess the suitability of applicants for a career in medicine. This type of interview is usually new to prospective students, who may not have experienced an interview format like it before. In this article I will explain what to expect and how to prepare for an MMI.
In an MMI, you rotate around several different question stations. Each station tends to last between five and 10 minutes, with a one to two minute gap between each station. There can be anywhere between five and 10 stations at an MMI and timings are normally indicated by a bell or a buzzer. MMIs can take place in one large room or over several rooms, with two to three stations in each room. Either way, other candidates will be going around the circuit at the same time as you, and members