Mastering the Imperial Asynchronous and Synchronous Interviews 2023
A tool for preparing for the Imperial Asynchronous and Synchronous Interview for Medicine
The Imperial asynchronous and synchronous interviews can seem daunting but this tool is a really active way to prepare.
The best way to use this is to record yourself answering the following questions, then, use these model mark schemes and example answers to mark yourself.
I really do hope you find this helpful. If you did, let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Record your answer to these four questions:
What are the duties of a doctor? (Understanding the role of a doctor)
Why do you want to go to Imperial Medical School specifically? (Imperial and contribution to school of medicine)
Are you a leader or a follower? (Teamwork and Leadership)
Define resilience. Are you a resilient person? (Resilience)
2. Mark using the mark schemes and model answers below:
What are the duties of a doctor?
Positive Answer Traits
Frame’s answer around GMC guidelines and Good Medical Practice
Has relevant experience or can talk about these two resources (recommended by Imperial Medical School due to relaxed work experience rules, given the challenges and barriers to getting clinical experience) NHS Health Careers website & Working in Health YouTube Channel
Uses a STARR or PEE style reflection
Links everything back to their own future career
Candidate is enthusiastic
Candidate sets a good speaking space
Candidate sets a professional tone and avoids slang