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8 Tips for International Students Applying to UK Medical School

21st February 2019

Sponsored Blog Success in medicine requires hard work and determination. As the application and selection process is highly competitive, you need to be fully prepared and ensure your application stands out from the crowd if you want to study medicine abroad. Dr Gerard Browne from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) School of Medicine, gives…

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3 Key Medical News Stories: 21st February 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:  long A & E waiting times, sepsis testing and gene therapy. Want weekly news delivered…

How Does Studying Medicine Differ to A-Levels?

How Does Studying Medicine Differ from A-Levels?⠀

The truth is, medicine is like the weird uncle of A-Levels. You can see how they’re related (just about) but even though you’re prepared for the start of medical school to come around, you’re never quite sure what’s coming next and what work will be thrown at you. It’s a lot more fun than A-Levels, but…

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5 Things to Do After You Get An Offer

20th February 2019

Congratulations, you’ve got an offer! You’re probably over the moon and very rightly so, but as I’m sure you already know, the application journey isn’t over just yet. There are still things for you to be doing and here are some of those… Want more tips? See our top tips on starting med school! 1….

3 Tips for Finding Medical Work Experience

3 Tips on Finding Medical Work Experience

18th February 2019

Medical work experience is a vital part of your application to medical school. But, with so many applying for Medicine year-on-year, it can feel impossible to get work experience that will help you stand out. To help you out with the process, here are three tips on finding medical work experience. Sitting the UCAT this…

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3 Key Medical News Stories: 14th February 2019

14th February 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: breast cancer screening, social care and mental health in young people. Want weekly news delivered…

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The Dos & Don’ts of Waiting for Medical School Offers

13th February 2019

  Waiting for medical school offers is without doubt an incredibly stressful time. The main thing to remind yourself is that worrying will not change the outcome, so it’s not really worth the energy at all. Here are some things you should and you shouldn’t do… Sitting the UCAT this year? Book a space on our UCAT Course!…

What I Wish I'd Known About Applying to Medicine

5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Applying to Medicine

12th February 2019

When applying to Medicine, plenty of things will be running through your head. From the best work experience, the pressure to perform well in assessments and even the grades of your GCSEs. It’s easy to get carried away worrying about being perfect, or overestimating the difficulty of getting into Medicine. Not to mention, it can…

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3 Tips to Get an A* in A-Level Chemistry

A-Level Chemistry can feel like the biggest hurdle in the way of medical school for many people. There’s a reason medical schools have it as a requirement – it is a very tough subject, and requires a lot of hard work and perseverance. However, with patience and determination, you can definitely succeed. In this blog,…

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3 Key Medical News Stories: 7th February 2019

7th February 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: depression and genetics, air pollution crisis and dementia risks. Want weekly news delivered straight to…

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