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How to Structure UCAT Preparation

21st August 2019

With the summer fast-approaching, the UCAT (University Clinical Aptitude Test) will be something you will begin to think about if you are considering applying to medical school. To guide how you structure UCAT preparation, here are a few tips on how to get organised and prepared as you approach the exam. The UKCAT has been…

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Three Key Medical News Stories: 15th August 2019

15th August 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: smart sensors, drug firms and a chlamydia vaccine. Want weekly news delivered straight to your…

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Reapplying to Medicine – Maximise Your Chances of Getting In

14th August 2019

Not getting into Medical School can be a devastating shock for anyone and, as difficult as it is, you have to be able to move on from it in order to make your application stronger than before when reapplying to medicine. At the time of writing, these are the medical schools that allow students to…

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Resitting A-Levels – Maximise Your Chances of Getting the Grades

Whatever the reason, come results day, things have not gone the way you wanted which means that resitting A-Levels might be necessary. Don’t worry, you still have the chance to get into Medical School. If you had any offers, it’s important to ring up those universities and see if they will still let you in…

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7 Library Etiquette Tips

12th August 2019

Love it or loathe it, you’ll inevitably spend a lot of time in the library at uni – whether you’re powering through exam revision, or just taking a much-needed nap. But going to the library isn’t as simple as you might imagine. There are codes, decimals, floors and shelves. And books. So many books. For…

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Three Key Medical News Stories: 8th August 2019

8th August 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: Bowel cancer test, artificial intelligence and Alzheimer’s disease. Want weekly news delivered straight to your inbox?…

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Top Six Tips for Passing the BMAT

7th August 2019

The BMAT (or BioMedical Admissions Test) is a two-hour test consisting of three sections that some universities use as part of their medical school admissions process. Unlike the UCAT, there are two specified test dates for BMAT – one in August and one in October. As with the UCAT, you are only allowed to sit…

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In Clearing? Don’t Give Up Your Passion to be a Doctor

5th August 2019

As results season is upon us, a lot of students will have missed their grades and may become unsuccessful in securing a place at medical school. If you find yourself in this situation, don’t panic; there are other options still available to you. Clearing is a chance to apply for remaining places that universities have…

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Five Medical School Interview Tips I Wish I’d Known

Medical school interviews can be absolutely terrifying, especially if you’ve never been in an interview scenario before – it’s hard to know what to expect and people often panic about not being able to answer questions. Don’t worry though, as I’ve put together some tips for you based on the things that I wish I’d…

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Three Key Medical News Stories: 1st August 2019

1st August 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: healthy ageing, the alcohol epidemic and antibiotic resistance. Want weekly news delivered straight to your inbox?…

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