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How many jobs are there? How many people apply? What is the competition ratio?This information exists on a UK-wide level, but we want to know what
Your core surgical training invites to interview are out!
You’ve submitted your Core Surgical Training application via the Oriel Recruitment Portal some time last November? You’ve uploaded your answers to the self-assessment questions on
2022 Core Surgical Training ST1 interviews start in February: Come prepared
Happy New Year everyone! If your New Year’s resolutions included taking your preparations for the 2022 Core Surgical Training ST1 interviews to the next level,
Join our next CST Mock Interview Workshop: Sunday 19 December
The CST online interview contributes 66% to your overall selection score so it’s worth being prepared. At stinterview.com, we want to give you a platform
Structure, consistency and accountability – how we’re making interview prep better and cheaper.
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Launching a series of CST Mock Interview Workshops 24/Oct/2021
Join the first in our series of mock interview workshops for the core surgical training CT interviews in 2022. Our workshops offer you an opportunity
The mock interview workshops are free for all paying subscribers of the question bank. There’s no additional fee for joining, and we encourage you to come to as many as you can.
Our first provisional date for the mock interview is the 23rd of October. Keep an eye out for a blog post update.
These sessions usually last around 90 minutes, we send around some videos beforehand to help candidates who have had less experience with acting, doing mocks, etc. These tend to take place on a Saturday or Sunday morning, and we make sure a current CST is present to field questions.
The workshops are practice sessions for you, and thus won’t be recorded – even if you don’t attend, your question bank will have the new stations released on the workshop dates so you can practice with a friend in your own time.
For the 2020 entry, the competition ratio was 605 posts to 2322 applicants – the ratio was 3.84. However, don’t let this put you off! It’s a structured process and practice makes perfect.
Yes! These have been developed closely base on the experience of people who have done the 2022 interviews virtually. Currently, the question bank is ready for practice but we are rolling out updates in early October.
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HEE has indicated that the formats will remain the same this year. Like you, we await confirmation from the college – stay tuned for our blog posts summarising the 2022 interview format from the official posts and the Royal College of Surgeons.
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