Why did you choose to study medicine above everything else and how did you know it was for you?
Medical Student at King's College London.
The answer to this question varies between applicants! It's hard to give a generic answer and this is exactly what not to do in an interview. Whatever your reason, you should make it personal to you. Usually, a combination of personal story, relevant work experience and some motivation to blend science with people is a common style of answer. Find 1 or 2 key reasons which really swayed it for you, and build a story around that. For example, if you have a personal story about how you cared for a family member etc, link this to doing work experience and how you found out more about life as a doctor, and what you enjoyed about your experience. You need to show that you realistically understand the roles and responsibilities of a doctor and why you would like to pursue this career.
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