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7 Tips for Keeping on Top of Your Workload in Med School

13th June 2019

Studying medicine at university is a whole different ball-game to A-Levels, which requires a different style and approach to working. The amount of content you have to learn is immense and with assignments always due, it is important to learn how to keep on top of it all quickly. Having just finished the first year…

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5 Things to Know Before Applying for Work Experience

If you are interested in applying for Medicine, then you probably already know that work experience is a key requirement for most medical schools. You might have also heard how difficult medical work experience can be to obtain. Here is the advice you need to know before applying for work experience. Hopefully, this knowledge will…

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3 Key Medical News Stories: 13th June 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: genome sequencing, postcode lottery and drug shortages. Want weekly news delivered straight to your inbox?…

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What Kind of Learner Are You?

10th June 2019

With ever-present exams and looming deadlines, it’s important to know what type of learner you are so you can devise a revision method that will work best for you. Scientists and psychologists have theorised many different learning models, including VARK. The VARK model theorises that there are four different types of learner out there: Auditory…

5 Tips for Preparing for Med School Over the Summer

It’s hard to imagine a life without revision. Once exams are over, you’ll be faced with a gloriously long summer with little to do before med school starts. Whilst waiting for results, there are a number of things you can do to keep busy during the summer. Here are five tips to help prepare for…

5 Things to Do to Prepare for a Medicine Open Day

If you’re preparing to visit a university open day, it’s important to ensure you have prepared in advance. From making a list of questions to ask students and staff to planning your travel – here are the things you can do ahead of attending an open day. Need to book your space on an open…

The 6-Step A-Level Revision Method

6th June 2019

A-Levels are super tough, but thorough revision and understanding are key to nailing your exams! Here is a six step guide to revising a topic to boost your chances of exam success. Want to be kept up to date on clearing for medicine this year? Sign up to our newsletters here! 1. Know what you…

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3 Key Medical News Stories: 6th June 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: heart patches, STIs and sugar. Want weekly news delivered straight to your inbox? Sign…

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How I Scored in the 90th Percentile in my UCAT

I took my UCAT in September 2015 and scored a total of 3050, which placed me in the top 10% for that year. Achieving such a high score in the UCAT wasn’t something I had anticipated, however looking back, I can see that I had prepared very methodically. Therefore, I have some advice to share….

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Preparing for Medical School 101

4th June 2019

I’m sure it’s not been at the forefront of your minds so far this summer, but it’s now time to start thinking about that next step of your journey to becoming a doctor: the first year at medical school! There are many exciting and fascinating experiences coming up, but what do you need to do…

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