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3 Key Medical News Stories: 18th April 2019

18th April 2019

Welcome to this week’s medical news round up! In our latest edition, we bring you the healthcare topics that have been under the microscope over the past week, just in time for your med school applications.  Joining us this week: statins, new technology and measles. Want weekly news delivered straight to your inbox? Sign up…

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4 Ways to Use A-Level Past Papers

Love them or loathe them, Easter revision has begun (which means the summer is edging closer…) and your stacks of past papers are lying untouched. However, after endless mind maps have been created and notes have been summarised, using past papers are the best way to test your knowledge. In this handy blog, you’ll find…

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4 Ways to Use Volunteering in Your Med School Application

A lot of medical students choose to volunteer because of the benefits that it affords their CV, but that’s not the be-all and end-all of the opportunities it gives you. When you’re focused on medical school, getting time to do things you enjoy can be scarce, and doing things that aren’t necessarily useful for your…

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5 Tips When Choosing a Medical School Abroad

17th April 2019

Studying medicine abroad can be a great experience. But you need to make sure you’re making the right decision for you, so it’s a good idea to research a range of medical schools beforehand. While exploring your options keep in mind the following tips… Would studying medicine abroad suit you? Take the quiz! 1. Think…

5 Things to Take to Med School

5 Key Things to Take to Med School

15th April 2019

Congratulations – you’re going to medical school! You’re probably very excited to pack up and get going – but what do you need to bring? There are plenty of obvious things which you don’t need me to remind you about, but here are five things I think are super useful to bring to medical school….

5 Questions to Ask on Med School Open Days

Open days are the perfect opportunity to ask current students what they really think of their course and their experience of the medical school. You don’t want to be asking questions that you could easily find out online or in prospectuses (e.g. what the entry requirements are, how long the course is etc) Instead, take…

Dos and Donts

5 Dos and Don’ts for First Year of Med School

11th April 2019

You are OFFICIALLY going to be a first year medical student! How surreal does it feel to say that? Yes, it’s exciting but it’s also overwhelming, fun, new and can leave you feeling every emotion under the sun. So to help you on your way, here’s a list of the dos and don’ts for your…

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Medical School

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making Your Medical School Choices

Getting into medicine can at times seem so challenging that we overlook the luxury of being able to choose. Although the attitude of “I’ll go wherever gives me an offer” is completely understandable, it is much more exciting to think, “I’ll go somewhere I want to go” instead! The ideal situation is to apply to…

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3 Key Medical News Stories: 10th April 2019

Welcome to this week’s medical news round up! In our latest edition, we bring you the healthcare topics that have been under the microscope over the past week, just in time for your med school applications.  Joining us this week: brain stimulation, the Bawa-Garba case and ‘greener’ inhalers. Want weekly news delivered straight to your…

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5 Options If You Haven’t Received a Med School Offer

9th April 2019

Feeling disappointed that you haven’t received the medical school offer you had hoped for? Getting a place at medical school is a highly competitive process so do not be disheartened if you don’t succeed first time. Here are five alternative ways to still enter a medical related profession! 1. Apply for a foundation year Studying…

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