From the Back Cover
If someone asked you: "Why Medicine" or "What are the qualities of a good doctor", would you crumble or would respond with the same old cliche as the next candidate?
How about: "What makes a good team player?", "Are you a leader or a follower?", Should alcoholics receive liver transplants?", "Was it a good idea to send a man to the moon?". These questions are posed are real interviews for medical school and, at last, there is a comprehensive text that will help you answer them, and many more.
This book is an easy-to-read practical guide that will help you express your true potential and get that medical school place you dreamt of.
ISC is established as the leader in the field of interview skills for the medical profession. ISC trains doctors and medical school applicants almost every day of the year. With a combined experience of several thousands of candidates and many more thousands of interview questions, along with our teaching style, we have put together a book that will help you teach yourself to shine at your interview.
Areas covered in this book include questions on: Background and work experience; Personal attributes; Motivation for Medicine; Studying Medicine; The NHS and the medical environment; Medical ethics - issues and scenarios; Handling difficult colleagues; Hot topics - today's temporary medico-legal and political issues and many more.
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About the Author
George Lee graduated from Cambridge Medical School and has been working working as a Consultant Surgeon for the past 7 years. Olivier Picard is the managing director of ISC Medical, the UK's leading company for preparing candidates for medical interviews. Both have many years of experience in coaching medical school applicants and practicing doctors of all grades for medical interviews.