Hi! Congratulations on making your first step towards getting into medical school. With hard work and dedication, I truly believe anyone can get accepted into their dream program, however, fine tuning your interview skills can ensure you present your BEST, authentic self on your interview day and I am here to help you do just that.
My name is Madison and I am a second year medical student at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. I was so fortunate to have mentors who supported me through every step of my application process and I want to pay it forward by helping you achieve your dream of getting into medical school. Prior to pursuing medicine, I completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing through Laurentian University and then I worked in an Emergency Department for a few years. During this time, I became a certified Critical Care Nurse and completed some training in the Intensive Care Unit which was an amazing learning experience! In my spare time, I enjoy golfing, downhill skiing and I recently became a licensed Zumba instructor which has brought back so many great memories to when I was a competitive dancer. I also enjoy sharing my knowledge with others to help them achieve their goals. This past year, I mentored students throughout their medical school applications and interview preparation for various schools in Ontario. Having experience on both sides of the Multiple Mini Interview has helped me recognize the importance of being genuine to allow your unique qualities and personality shine through in your answers. As your coach, I look forward to learning about you, what your strengths are, what you would like to work on during our time together and how you best receive feedback. I love learning about your personal experiences that make you, you because this is what will help you stand out in your interview. I will do my very best to help you form concise, organized answers using your own thoughts to ensure you are able to deliver high-quality responses in a timely manner. I am also here if you are looking for general advice. I believe some of my strengths in coaching include being approachable, being supportive and sharing my clinical experiences with you for an interview station if I see fit, as this will provide you with a real-world perspective and may complement your thought process when answering that type of question in the future. One important thing to remember is not only are admissions seeing if you are a good fit for their school, but you are also determining if their program is the perfect fit for you! You are embarking on an incredible journey and I wish you the best of luck with your medical school applications. It is such a surreal feeling getting your acceptance letter in the mail!