One-to-one Personal Interview Training

Intensive Medical School Interview Tuition undertaken by Skype or Face to Face in Manchester
Taught by doctors who are experts in medical education
Comprehensive teaching and feedback on how you can improve your performance

If you cannot make it to one of our Small Group Medical Interview Course, or want personal training, Blue Peanut now offers you the same professional learning in the comfort of your own home  

  • Taught by doctors who are also medical school undergraduate tutors.
  • Covers all UK Universities including Scottish, Private and Oxbridge. MMI and Traditional format.
  • Private tuition available in 40+ areas covered in medical school interviews. Students practice interview skills in every curriculum area with personal feedback and advice on how to maximise your scores
  • This includes consultation review, group exercise, review of work experience, practical exercise and hot topics review. These are taught using a combination of private tuition and multimedia training.
  • Students are provided with learning materials prior to the training, coursework in between sessions and copies of all multimedia slides on completion. 
  • We can look after students needing extra help, including those that are academically very bright but need to build confidence and experience in interview training.
  • If a new topic comes up, you can ring us for guidance to help prepare. 
  • Help on A-level results day if you need this. We have helped students through UCAS clearing as well as mature students. 
  • All this from only £249 per session. This includes individual tuition conducted by an experienced doctor who also teaches at medical school and all coursework. Learn from the best. We do not use medical students, junior doctors or administrators. 

Do you require training in specific areas of the Medical School Interview curriculum or wish personalised training for a particular medical school, perhaps at very short notice?
Contact us with your requirements and we can tailor a session based on your specific learning needs -

Skype/Telephone and Classroom options (in Manchester, East Lancashire) available

Why should you choose Blue Peanut for your private tuition?

  • Our doctors are highly qualified, not only just in their specialist fields but holding qualifications to masters level. We do not use medical students, administrators or managers to teach you.
  • We have over 32 years experience in medical education. We research and develop the course material ourselves. We have feedback from hundreds of sixth form and medical students who we have taught on our courses and in our own practice. 
  • Students e-mail us medical school interview letters from medical schools and we make sure we cover all the topics that are assessed. We also do our own research using our experience as medical school tutors. Our course is constantly kept up to date. 
  • We look after sixth form work experience students from our local schools in our surgery through NHS Health Education England. 
  • We teach medical school interview courses in some of the top East Lancashire sixth forms such as Clitheroe Royal Grammar School and Tauheedul.

We teach medical students from Manchester, Lancaster and UCLAN medical schools. 
We teach PBL. We know what medical schools are looking for.
Students, Parents and Teachers trust us to help medical school applications succeed. 
Our success rates are very high, approaching 100% for some medical schools.

Here is some of the curriculum areas we cover in our personal training:-

Our curriculum is based on our own experience as undergraduate medical school tutors as well as feedback from students and teachers. 

  • All of the areas expected in a traditional interview, for example motivation for medicine and choice of medical schools. These can include knowledge of the teaching methods, for example, PBL, CBL and more traditional methods.
  • How medical schools will critique your personal statement, including your work experience.
  • Duties and qualities of a doctor including leadership
  • Duty of Candour. How to admit something has gone wrong and put it right
  • Questions where there is a conflict of interest, for example if you are in a position where you have an unfair advantage or have privileged information.
  • How to demonstrate empathy. We have a series of videos and demonstrations to teach you this skill which you can then practice
  • Data interpretation exercise
  • Questions where autonomy is involved, for example patients refusing treatment that could be lifesaving.
  • Questions relation to consent and capacity
  • How to interpret to work effectively as a team or to demonstrate the characteristics required for this. This can include a how to participate effectively in a group exercise which you can practice live. Marking schemes for group exercise. 
  • How to comment and critique a doctor patient consultation. 
  • Issues relating to confidentiality – an example of this is contacting the police (or someone else) without the patients consent. 
  • How to analyse and critically interpret information, for example the results of a patient satisfaction questionnaire, results of investigations or research material. 
  • How to answer questions relating to the NHS and current policy, for example the right of doctors to strike or allocation of resources. 
  • A practical task that that will assess your numerical ability and to apply this to a scenario under time pressure.
  • A review of current hot NHS topics and how to approach questions relating to them
  • How to communicate effectively, including to individuals who may be distressed, for example breaking bad news, talking to a colleague who is not being professional.

If you have any questions about our courses, please get in touch.
Email or Telephone 01706 491146

Don't leave one of the most important interviews in your career to chance!

Refund Policy. All private training sessions are non refundable. Please e-mail us first to confirm the timing of your session before you make payment. 
If the tutor is subsequently unable to undertake your agreed session(s) and an alternative date cannot be undertaken, we will refund the full fee or a proportion of the fee if part sessions have already been undertaken.

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    Ethics and video consultation session was really useful. Never come across this before and now know specific answers. Will help me greatly at interview. 

    Dr Khan sat down with me and we went through a mock MMI interview and worked with me on areas I need to improve. I’ve now realised why I did badly last time ...

    I really learnt a lot, and had much to take away with me. I hardly ever feel that I’ve gained so much from a session.

     Taught me a lot that reading books for months have failed to teach me with regards to my interview technique.

    I have passed my interview last week and got an offer. I wanted to say thank you for all your help in preparing me for my interview.

    Excellent teacher. My confidence greatly increased and the tips were really useful. Could not have gained my place without this.

     Thank you for all your help. Saved me a lot of time as all the work was done for us.

    Many opportunities to learn and practice my skills with the doctors. The teaching I received was invaluable when it came to the interview.

    Thank you once again for an excellent session. Learnt lots of skills and I now know what I need to do in the interview.

    I’m glad to tell you that I got an offer. Your teaching was invaluable as the stations in the MMI were almost exactly what we went through.

    Dr Mannan is a fantastic teacher and friend who has played a major part in my becoming of a GP partner.

    Dr Mannan  was very approachable and friendly and gave good insight and explanation of what to expect during my training years.



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