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3 Key Medical News Stories: 13th December 2018

13th December 2018

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: a baby is born from a dead womb transplant, communication within the NHS and elderly…

MMI Stations Interview

Dos and Don’ts While Waiting Between MMI Stations

11th December 2018

For many people, the major advantage of an MMI style interview over a traditional panel interview is that each station is independently marked. As you essentially start each station with a “clean slate”, this avoids poor performance in one question ruining your overall score. In reality, if you think you have performed badly in one…

House

Top 6 Medical TV Shows to Watch Over Christmas

We hope you’re enjoying your Christmas break! Christmas is the perfect time to spend time with your family, eat lots of good food and catch up on your TV – here are our top choices of medical TV shows to watch over the holidays! Which fictional medic are you most like? Take our quiz! Which…

Dr Gregory House

5 Favourite Fictional Medics

Who are your favourite fictional medics? From Dr. Gregory House to Dr Perry Cox, here we list our favourite fictional doctors. Who’s your all-time favourite? Vote below in the poll! Which fictional medic are you most like? Take our quiz! 1. Dr Watson (Sherlock Holmes) As a student at Barts and the London I wouldn’t…

What to wear to a medical school interview

#AskAMedStudent: What To Wear To A Medical School Interview

10th December 2018

Welcome back to our  blog series, #AskAMedStudent! Every fortnight we’ll be asking your questions to a current medical student, who will answer them in a blog. In our latest segment, we’ll address the question: what to wear to a medical school interview? Also, we’ll give you some tips on making the right first impression. So,…

Medical news, mental health check parents

3 Key Medical News Stories: 6th December 2018

6th December 2018

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: mental health checks for new parents, elderly care services and unhealthy lifestyles. Want weekly news…

Med School Interview 8 Es

The 8 Es for Medical School Interview Success

Many of you will be preparing for your interviews, practising questions (try our Interview Question Bank) and setting up mock interviews. However, it’s sometimes easy to overlook the subtler aspects of an interview, like etiquette or arriving early. Here, have a read of the 8 Es for medical school interview success! Got an interview invitation?…

8-Step Pre-MMI Checklist

4th December 2018

Congratulations on securing an interview offer! You’ve passed the first step, now it’s time to demonstrate why you’re a good fit for your desired medical school. Interviews might be a month away but you’ll want to start preparing early. The earlier the better! Here are some tips to help prepare you for MMI interviews, so…

MMI Role Play

3 Strategies for MMI Role Play

3rd December 2018

Most MMIs will have at least one role-play station and these often seem scary. But these stations aren’t about you showing off your Oscar-winning acting chops, they’re in fact testing how well you can deal with people and difficult situations. Below are some common role-play scenarios and ideas on how to approach them to help…

3 Key Medical News Stories: 28th November 2018

28th November 2018

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.  Want weekly news delivered straight to your inbox? Sign up to our newsletters here! Genetically Modified Babies A Chinese…

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