2019 Hungarian five national medical universities’ entrance examination has ended, and the preparation for 2020 entrance examination has begun.
Many junior students know little about the examination process, have no direction for the preparation of the examination, and lack of understanding of what kind of students foreign universities like to recruit. We interviewed LCT, who was admitted to the General Medicine program of Semmelweis University this year.
Interviewee: Mr. LCT, from Hong Kong
Q: Congratulations! Please introduce yourself to us.
A: Hello, I have just passed the entrance exam this year and I am going to be first year medical student at Semmelweis University.
A: 我认为我的入学考试成绩很好。 我在考试的过程中非常尽力向面试官展示我所知道的一切知识。
Q: How do you feel about your performance in the entrance examination last month?
A: I think my performance is fine in the entrance examination. I tried my best to show what I know to interviewer.
Q: Why do you choose Semmelweis University?
A: Firstly, Semmelweis University is the most historical and well-known university in both Hungary and all around the world. It uniquely focuses on medical and health care aspects. Moreover, Hungary has a reasonable cost of living and beautiful natural landscape.
Q: What other universities have you applied to besides Semmelweis University?
A: University of Pecs and University of Szeged.
Q: 你之前学过研究护理和普通护理，为什么想要申请General Medicine这个专业？这一领域最吸引你的是什么？
Q: You have studied research nurse and general nursing before. Why do you want to apply to the major of General Medicine? What attracts you to this field?
A: To be medical doctor is my dream since I was young. I think experience from research nurse and general nursing makes me have more understanding about medical world.
A: 我参加了欧臣医学的入学考试准备课程。 我会尽力去学习每一章节的主题，并尝试考虑每个主题会提出哪些问题。
Q: How did you prepare for the written exam and oral exam?
A: I joined the preparation course of entrance exam in Osen. I tried my best to go through the topic list once and tried to think about what questions will be asked for each topic.
Q: Can you recall the written exam?
A: Most questions in the written exam is related to basic concept of subjects.
A: 口试的过程非常顺利。 首先是自我介绍，接着面试官分别询问了两个与化学和生物学相关的问题，最后他根据你之前的回答又提出了进一步的问题。
Q: Can you recall the oral exam?
A: The process of oral exam is smooth. Firstly, you have to introduce yourself. Secondly, the interviewer asked 2 questions related to Chemistry and Biology respectively. Finally, he asked further questions from what you have said before.
Q: What qualities do you think the university will look for in a student when applying to medical school?
A: You must have basic concept and knowledge in English, Chemistry and Biology. Communication in English is essential.
Q: What are your strengths in this application?
A: I think I can speak and understand English in upper intermedicate level.
Q: How do you plan your future career？
A: I plan to be a medical doctor in Europe or in my hometown.
A: 学习医学需要良好的时间管理能力和自律能力。 这既具有挑战性，也有回报。想清楚你想要的，然后去为之努力。
Q: What would you like to say to junior students (including the choice and suggestions of medical study path, etc.)
A: Studying medicine requires good time management and self discipline. It is challenging but also rewarding. Be careful what you wish for.
Finally, thanks for sharing experience. Let‘s congratulate him again!
2019 united entrance exam of Hungarian medicine schools review