Video Interview Tool for Admissions (VITA) Preparation Course

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Start-to-Finish VITA Prep

Our VITA interview prep course starts with getting you comfortable with the VITA format and helping you select quality personal examples so you are prepared to answer any question you’ll face regarding the 5 core competencies. In addition, you’ll be put through a full mock VITA interview and be provided with specific feedback on areas for improvement.

Personalized Approach

You’ll work 1-on-1 with an experienced member of our team of medical students and doctors, who will guide you through brainstorming/strategy sessions, a full VITA™ mock interview, and answer any questions you might have regarding this new admissions tool.

Affordable for Students

More and more companies are using a pre-med’s desperate situation to make a buck, by charging more than $400 for a single mock interview! Motivate MD is committed to providing superior interview prep services at prices pre-meds can actually afford, 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed.

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What all is included in the VITA Prep Course?

Part 1: Experiences Call

We will help you identify experiences from each of the 5 core competencies that the VITA interview is centered around: Social Skills, Cultural Competence, Teamwork, Reliability and Dependability, and Resilience and Adaptability.

Part 2: S.T.A.R. Coaching Call
There are two types of questions that will be asked during the VITA™ Interview: Past Behavior and Situational. 

  • We will coach you on how to effectively articulate your experiences by utilizing the STAR method for past behavior and situational questions. The AAMC has stated that they highly recommend utilizing the STAR method during the VITA Interview.

*Only included in the Plus and Ultimate packages.

Part 3: Full VITA Mock Interview

The AAMC VITA Mock Interview will be conducted on a Zoom video call. The VITA Mock Interview will be screen recorded and shared with the VITA Team. A team member will then watch your interview and fill out an evaluation form. You will also be sent the interview in order to learn from your mistakes.

Part 4: VITA Interview Evaluation

During and after your interview, a team member will fill out an evaluation form. The purpose of the Mock AAMC VITA Interview evaluation form is to measure your performance in multiple areas. From these scores you will know which areas you need to work on.

Part 5: Tips and Advice Call

After you have been given your evaluation form you and a team member will have a phone call. They will go over any advice specifically for you and helpful tips. You can also ask questions regarding your evaluation and/or the AAMC VITA Interview.

Part 6: VITA Sample Question Bank

The team has created a bank of questions that could potentially be asked during the VITA Interview. You will have access to all of these VITA sample questions after your mock interview in order to study and practice your answers.

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AAMC VITA Prep

Knowledge, preparation and practice are key for executing the VITA™ interview.

VITA Prep

$ 199
99
  • Experiences/Strategy Brainstorming Call (30 min)
  • Full VITA Mock Interview (25 min Video Call)
  • VITA Interview Evaluation Form
  • Tips and Advice Call (30 min)
  • VITA Question Bank

VITA Prep Plus

$ 259
99
  • Experiences/Strategy Brainstorming Call (30 min)
  • S.T.A.R. Coaching Call (30 min)
  • Full VITA Mock Interview (25 min Video Call)
  • VITA Interview Evaluation Form
  • Tips and Advice Call (30 min)
  • VITA Question Bank
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Ultimate Interview Prep

Mock Interview Prep & VITA Prep Plus
349
99
  • Experiences/Strategy Brainstorming Call (30 min)
  • S.T.A.R. Coaching Call (30 min)
  • Full VITA Mock Interview (25 min Video Call)
  • VITA Interview Evaluation Form
  • Tips and Advice Call (30 min)
  • VITA Question Bank
  • Full Mock Medical School Interview
  • Interview Evaluation Form
  • Interview Tips and Advice Call (30 min)
  • Interview Question Bank
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Meet The VITA Team

Drew P., M.D.

Emergency Medicine Physician 

Background: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Class of 2019

Michaela is a mentor a part of our mentorship program for pre med students​

Michaela B., M.D./MBA

Emergency Medicine Physician 

Background: University of Virginia School of Medicine Class of 2020

Ravin is a mentor a part of our mentorship program for pre med students​

Ravin P., D.O.

Family Medicine Physician 

Background: NSU-COM Class of 2020

Quinn

MS2 at NYU

Khyati

MS2 at Temple’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine

Ankitha

MS1 at Wake Forest School of Medicine

Haley

MS1 at Rush Medical College in Chicago

Juan

MS1 at the Miller School of Medicine – University of Miami

Neha

MS1 at Drexel University College of Medicine

Jackie

MS2 at Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine

Sam

MS2 at the University of Minnesota Medical School – Twin Cities

Emma

MS2 at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine

Nada

MS2 at Nova Southeastern University’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine

FAQs

Most frequently asked questions and answers about our VITA Interview Prep Course.

Part 1: Experiences Call

We will help you identify experiences from each of the 5 core competencies that the VITA interview is centered around: Social Skills, Cultural Competence, Teamwork, Reliability and Dependability, and Resilience and Adaptability.

Part 2: S.T.A.R. Coaching Call
There are two types of questions that will be asked during the VITA™ Interview: Past Behavior and Situational. 

  • We will coach you on how to effectively articulate your experiences by utilizing the STAR method for past behavior and situational questions. The AAMC has stated that they highly recommend utilizing the STAR method during the VITA Interview.

*Only included in the Plus and Ultimate packages.

Part 3: Full VITA Mock Interview

The AAMC VITA Mock Interview will be conducted on a Zoom video call. The VITA Mock Interview will be screen recorded and shared with the VITA Team. A team member will then watch your interview and fill out an evaluation form. You will also be sent the interview in order to learn from your mistakes.

Part 4: VITA Interview Evaluation

During and after your interview, a team member will fill out an evaluation form. The purpose of the Mock AAMC VITA Interview evaluation form is to measure your performance in multiple areas. From these scores you will know which areas you need to work on.

Part 5: Tips and Advice Call

After you have been given your evaluation form you and a team member will have a phone call. They will go over any advice specifically for you and helpful tips. You can also ask questions regarding your evaluation and/or the AAMC VITA Interview.

Part 6: VITA Sample Question Bank

The team has created a bank of questions that could potentially be asked during the VITA Interview. You will have access to all of these VITA sample questions after your mock interview in order to study and practice your answers.

  1. Do you have experience with virtual interviewing?
  2. Do you have experience utilizing the STAR method?
  3. Do you know the 5 core competencies that the AAMC VITA™ Interview is centered around? Do you know which experiences of yours effectively showcase these 5 core competencies?  
  4. Does you know how to answer the question “Why did you decide to pursue a career in medicine?” in an effective and targeted way? 

Purchase the VITA Prep if you only answered “no” to question 1. 

Purchase the VITA Prep Plus or the Ultimate Interview Prep if you answered “no” to more than one of the above questions.

Are you still unsure which package is right for you? Call or text Becca at 917-994-0765. 

We have team members that have taken the Standardized Video Interview (SVI) during their residency interviews and earned a perfect score. The SVI and VITA are almost identical in how they are run. We have utilized their knowledge and experiences of prepping for the SVI in order to create this course.
Absolutely! Once you purchase the course you will receive an immediate confirmation email with the next steps. To kick off the course you will 1. let us know your availability for the Experiences/Strategy Call and 2. fill out an Experiences document (we will send you this). Depending on your availability for the call, we can have you talking with someone within 24 hours of your purchase.   

Depending on your availability, this course can be completed within a minimum of 4 days. If you aren’t on a time crunch, this course take however many days you need, there is no max. 

Yes, after your mock interview you will be sent the video recording within 24 hours. 

We are always happy to help in any way that we can. If you ever want additional help, we are here for you. Just reach out to Becca (917-994-0765 or support@motivatemd.com) with what you need and she’ll create an affordable custom package for you.

Our main goal is providing you with services and courses that make your life less stressful, prepare you, and ultimately help you get accepted into medical school. If you feel like this isn’t happening you can always text or call Becca at 917-994-0765. She is on stand by ready to help and make sure you’re getting the guidance you need. If an issue can’t be solved or you don’t use the course, you will get a full refund. 

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