Common scenarios for MMI stations
What to expect and how to approach stations
- By: Matthew Billingsley
Multiple mini interviews (MMI) are designed to assess the non-academic qualities of medical school applicants. The type of interview stations a university picks will reflect the characteristics they are looking for in prospective students. While there is some variation across the United Kingdom, MMIs are likely to cover core themes. Some overarching qualities you should show at all interviews are a commitment to a career in medicine, professionalism, integrity, strong communication skills, and the ability to work in a team.
Listed below are some examples of scenarios that you could face in your MMI. A good way to practise is to work in groups of two or three and take it in turns being the interviewee, the examiner, and the actor. It is important to remember there is often no right or wrong answer in the MMI and that you are being assessed on your approach and attitude towards a