On Monday 13 November Norwich School held mock MMI (multiple mini interviews) for pupils who have applied to university to study medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine. MMI's are often the first time pupils undergo formal interviewing which can be quite daunting; these mock interviews help to develop the pupils' confidence in an interview setting that is as close to the MMI's as possible. This event was held in the OMR for 17 U6 Pupils and it consisted of 6 stations for pupils to rotate around in timed, assessment style conditions.
U6 Pupil, Elen Thomas, wrote
"There were six stations each one with a staff member as the interviewer. Every station was unique and gave us a wide spectrum of topics that may come up in our real interviews. We rotated around the stations; the timings were strict and it was well organised. Each interviewer was incredibly professional and stayed in character the whole time. They were incredibly kind while also being good interviewers by encouraging us to expand on our answers. For many of us this was our first experience of an interview and it was so useful to be able to have a mock interview before our real ones. At the end of our interview the interviewer wrote very helpful feedback and we reflected on each one as well. This will all be very useful to look back on before our real interviews. MMIs take lots of effort to organise and to be able to give us such an authentic experience in school was incredibly impressive. Thank you to every staff member that made this afternoon possible!"