Melbourne MasterClass Interview

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Melbourne MasterClass Interview


General Information
Please select your preferred time. While we will attempt to offer this, it will be subject to availability.
A representative of MedEssentials will contact you within 1 week to offer a time and venue. The interviewer will be a senior UMAT coach and current medical student. The duration of the interview is 30 minutes.
Unsuccessful applicants will be informed by email, and may be invited to re-attempt the interview.

*Please note: You will need "checkout" your cart to finalise your booking


  1. Will my parents need to attend?
  2. Where will the interview be held?
    This is schedule dependent. Our interviewers and coaches will have their own medical training during the weekdays. We will allocate sessions be located close to the CBD or via phone.
  3. What if there are no times I can make soon?
    Please let us know, and we can organise an interview outside scheduled dates. Otherwise, a phone interview on speaker-mode is possible.
  4. Will I need to prepare for the interview?
    Please see some example questions below. The answer is 'no', but it is beneficial to demonstrate your enthusiasm by doing some background research beforehand.

Commonly asked questions:

  1. What is your understanding about the entry process?
  2. Why do you want to do the UMAT?
  3. How do you manage your academic commitments?
  4. What will you do if you have difficulty finding time to attend classes?
  5. How do you study for a new subject?
  6. Why would the MedEssentials MasterClass program be important for you?

The interviewer will discuss:

  1. Medical school entry requirements from a specialist educator's perspective
  2. The UMAT as an exam
  3. The MedEssentials MasterClass format
  4. Any questions you bring

Why do we interview students?

  1. The medical school interview is an important part of entry, ranging from 33% to 40% consideration for all medical schools. This is a great opportunity to get a taste of a high stakes interview in a relaxed environment.
  2. It is a time for students and parents to ask questions about medical entry to an experienced educator. The most accurate information will come from insiders.
  3. Many of our students take their preparation and the MasterClasses seriously. We want to ensure that the quality of classes is mainted at a high standard for the entire duration of study.
  4. Our teachers are all very high achievers. Please remember they are there to help you. All interview candidates have said they enjoyed their 30 minute meeting.
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