Residency Interview Prep, Coaching & Mock Interview - MedSchoolCoach
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Residency Interview Preparation

Whether you are a U.S. medical student or an IMG, there are thousands of applicants just as qualified as you. Our residency advisors are trained to prepare you for successful interview technique regardless of specialty, from pediatrics to plastic surgery, you will be prepared to field questions from a variety of interviewers.

How will you be successful in your chosen specialty? What is the most pressing health issue today? Are you ready to confidently answer questions like these? If not, work with MedSchoolCoach physician advisors who have interviewed real residency candidates. Let us help give you the competitive edge to match to your first choice of residency.

Sample Interview Session

Master Your Upcoming Residency Interview

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Real Physicians

Our interviewers are all physicians who have served on admissions committees and have conducted actual residency interviews.

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Realistic Questions

We ask you the same types of questions you will be asked on interview day. Plus, we provide strategies on how to answer questions that catch you off guard.

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Personal Attention

We give you personalized feedback on how to improve in real time, including assessments on what you say and how you say it.

The proof is in the numbers

Learn why thousands of students have trusted us for their interview preparation

98%

feel more confident after they practice with us

50,000

hours of interview prep conducted over 10 years

99%

client satisfaction rate over the last five years

Meet an Advisor

Dr. Flick was an admissions committee member at UC Irvine School of Medicine.

Board certified in family medicine

Flight surgeon for the U.S. Army

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Step 1

Sign Up Online

Enroll online and get full access to our Physician Advisors who specialize in residency programs.

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Step 2

Schedule Your Session

You decide who you want to interview with and when you want to have it.

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Step 3

Send Us Your Application

We review your application in advance and use it to customize your session and provide a realistic experience.

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Step 4

Conduct Mock Interview

Your interview is conducted via video conference with the ability to record the entire session.

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Step 5

Receive Feedback

Learn how to improve with detailed, live suggestions.

Meet Some of Our Team

Featured Advisor Profiles

Sahil Mehta MD, MedSchoolCoach Founder
Sahil Mehta MD Founder

Dr. Mehta is the founder of MedSchoolCoach and has guided thousands of successful medical school applicants. He is also a practicing physician in Boston where he specializes in vascular and interventional radiology.

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Ziggy Yoediono MD, MedSchoolCoach Master Advisor
Ziggy Yoediono MD Associate Director of Advising

Dr. Yoediono was a Duke University pre-major advisor, and has had admissions experience with Duke University School of Medicine, the University of Rochester School of Medicine and the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Program.

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Hilary McCrary, MedSchoolCoach Advisor
Hilary McCrary MD

Dr. McCrary has prior admission committee experience at the University of Arizona and is a head and neck surgeon in-training. Prior feedback from medical students that have worked with her includes the following: "Dr. McCrary has excellent interpersonal skills and recognizes the needs of others."

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Harvey Katzen MD, MedSchoolCoach
Harvey Katzen MD Associate Director of Advising

Dr. Katzen was an admissions committee member at George Washington University School of Medicine, as well as the president of Oncology-Hematology Associates in Maryland.

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David Flick MD, MedSchoolCoach
David Flick MD Associate Director of Advising

Dr. Flick was an admissions committee member at UC Irvine School of Medicine. He is board certified in family medicine and also works as a flight surgeon for the U.S. Army.

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How We Are Different

We only hire Physician Advisors with admissions committee experience. The people conducting your actual interviews will be physicians, so those helping you prepare should be as well.

Anytime, Anyone

You have complete control over who conducts your session and when. Choose from many Physician Advisors with extended weekday and weekend hours.

Experience

We have served thousands of students and logged over 500,000 advising hours. No one has more experience with helping students than we do.

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Frequently Asked Questions

One hour. We ask you questions in the first half-hour and provide feedback in the second half.

Once you sign up, you will select your Physician Advisor and schedule your session. You will also receive an email link to schedule a session if you need to select a day and time later.

Most students receive the greatest benefit from two or three mock interviews. That way they can implement feedback and gain experience with different interviewers with varying styles.

Yes! Every Physician Advisor at MedSchoolCoach is a physician with admissions committee experience. That means they know the questions you will be asked and how to best answer them.

While our Physician Advisors have interviewed candidates at a variety of programs, our interview prep is focused on making you a great interviewee in general, not just for one program.

Yes! Once you sign up for interview prep, we will send you instructions on how you can record the session.

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Residency Advising Reviews

Package Pricing


Residency Interview Plans
Basic
$350
One mock interview
Standard
$600
Two mock interviews
Super
$875
Three mock interviews
Ultimate
$1100
Four mock interviews
Former Admissions Member/Interviewer
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Physician Interviewer
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Online video interviewing with recording option
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Detailed verbal feedback
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MedSchoolCoach Interview Guidebook
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MMI or Traditional Prep
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Varying Interviewers
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Need other help?

We help students with all aspects of the residency match process.

Strategic Planning

We provide advising and early planning to get you on the right track towards your medical school goals.

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Comprehensive Application Help

Applying to the match this year? Our comprehensive packages take you from day 1 to a successful match with a physician advisor.

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Essay Editing

Our Writing Advisors will help you draft and edit your personal statement.

Not sure what you need? Speak with an enrollment team member.

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