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UKCAT to UCAT

UKCAT to UCAT: What Does This Mean For You?⠀

23rd October 2018

In September 2018 it was announced that the UKCAT will be changing its name to UCAT (University Clinical Admissions Test) in 2019. So – what does this change from UKCAT to UCAT mean for you as a medical school applicant? Why is the name changing from UKCAT to UCAT? For Australian and New Zealand students,…

4 Pieces of Aspiring Medics

4 Pieces of Advice to Aspiring Medics

22nd October 2018

Having just sent off my medicine application on UCAS last week and now receiving acknowledgement emails from the universities I’ve applied to, I thought it would be a good time to reflect on my journey thus far. So here are some pieces of advices to all aspiring medics starting sixth form! Wondering what the steps…

Prescriptive Dance Lessons

3 Key Medical News Stories: 18th October 2018

18th October 2018

Welcome to this week’s medical news round up! We will be bringing you the healthcare topics that have been under the microscope and making them relevant and useful to you as a medical school applicant. Joining us this week: tackling childhood obesity, prescription dance lessons and lab-grown organs! Want weekly news delivered straight to your…

3 Things After UCAS

3 Things to do After Submitting Your UCAS Application

17th October 2018

Submitting your UCAS application can feel like a huge relief and a wave of anxiety at the same time – you worked hard on your application, and now you just need to wait for those exciting interview offers! Read on for some ideas on what to do after sending off your med school application. Want…

3 Key Medical News Stories: 11th October 2018

11th October 2018

Welcome to this week’s medical news round up! We will be bringing you the healthcare topics that have been under the microscope and making them relevant and useful to you as a medical school applicant. Joining us this week: whistleblowing in the NHS, prostate cancer awareness and a minister for suicide prevention. Want weekly news…

UCAS Checklist

7 Things To Do Before Submitting Your UCAS Application

10th October 2018

No one ever feels completely ready for UCAS deadline day. You can prepare all summer and still feel that you need to change something in the very last minute! The key is to bite the bullet, be confident and send it. To help pressing that submit button a little bit easier, here is a checklist…

BMAT Section 3

5 Preparation Tips for BMAT Section 3

9th October 2018

The essay section! For some reason this tends to be the most dreaded section of the BMAT, but it’s perhaps the one that you have most control over. You don’t need to have a great flair for writing, all you need to be able to do is get your point across clearly and here’s how…

Personal Statement Character Count

5 Easy Ways to Make Your Personal Statement Fit the Character Count

8th October 2018

You’ve spent weeks refining your personal statement – and there is now only one thing standing in the way of you and hitting send on your UCAS application: the UCAS character count. One of the most frustrating parts of the university admissions process is cutting down the personal statement to less than 4000 characters and…

Final UKCAT Scores 2018

Final UKCAT Scores 2018

5th October 2018

Wondering what the final UKCAT scores 2018 are? You’ve come to the right place!  The official UKCAT website has just released the final UKCAT scores, so you can use the tables below to see how competitive your score is. Didn’t do so well in your UKCAT and sitting the BMAT this year? Try our one-day BMAT…

3 Key Medical News Stories – 3rd October 2018

3rd October 2018

Welcome to this week’s medical news round up! We will be bringing you the healthcare topics that have been under the microscope and making them relevant and useful to you as a medical school applicant. Joining us this week: the EpiPen shortage, withdrawing from antidepressants and the NHS prepares for winter. Want weekly news delivered…

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