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Wondu

MedCoach

Hello there! My name is Wondu, and I’m a medical student at the University of Toronto. Prior to beginning medical school, I had completed my bachelor’s degree in the honours chemistry program at Carleton University in Ottawa.

During my degree, my research focused on using mass spectrometry in different analytical chemistry applications. I spent a summer operating a mass spectrometer in a supervised injection site to test drugs for content of toxic synthetic opioids like fentanyl and carfentanil. Aside from my studies, my personal activities mainly center around advocating for better accessibility to quality education for youth from disadvantaged and underrepresented communities.

During my medical school application experience I was fortunate enough to interview at, and gain offers from, several Ontario medical schools. I was able to perform well in my interviews by practicing extensively with others and accessing many different resources. I know first-hand just how stressful the medical school application and interview process can be, and I'm happy to use what I learned during my successful experience to help other future medical students!

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4.8 out of 5
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May 19, 2022
Wondu was a great interview coach! He was very prepared with mock interview questions and provided very valuable feedback. I definitely felt more confident for my interviews with his help. Thanks!
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March 1, 2022
I had multiple coaching sessions with Wondu for my UofT vMPI interview. He gave critical and helpful feedback which gave me confidence when answering prompts and definitely saw improvement in my performance as the sessions went by.
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October 18, 2021
I bought the application review package and my U of T application was matched and reviewed by Wondu. Unfortunately, I found his comments to be too general. Additionally, there were only 1-2 comments per essay, even though it was my first rough draft, and I felt that I needed much more guidance, editing, and rephrasing than what I got back. Additionally, for my OMSAS ABS, I didn’t receive much guidance either- just one general comment for my entire sketch, which consisted of 32 entries. In the end, I changed a total of 2 sentences from my three essays that he suggested. Unfortunately, I ended up paying another application service; however, I found that was much more thorough and provided me with all the help that I needed.
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October 18, 2021
Wondu was very nice, helpful, and accommodating in guiding me through my interview prep session. Together, we worked through questions in the format of a mock interview and he provided me with detailed feedback about my responses. Thank you very much!
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October 18, 2021
Wondu was a very kind and patient coach. I would strongly recommend him for those looking for practice! We were able to engage in a mock panel-style interview with questions that were realistic and similar to what I faced on interview day. He was very constructive with his feedback and communicative on how I could improve. This allowed me to leave the session feeling much more confident. You won’t be disappointed!
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