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5 Top Tips to be Prepared for Freshers’ Week

16th July 2019

The first week at university can be pretty daunting for any new student, particularly if no one in your family has been to university before, and so you might be looking for tips to help you prepare for freshers’ week. These top tips should help you to be as prepared as possible for your first…

5 Tips for Preparing for Med School Over the Summer

10th June 2019

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 Questions to Ask on Med School Open Days

15th April 2019

Open days are the perfect opportunity to ask current students what they really think of their course and their experience of the medical school. You don’t want to be asking questions that you could easily find out online or in prospectuses (e.g. what the entry requirements are, how long the course is etc) Instead, take…

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Medical School

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making Your Medical School Choices

11th April 2019

Getting into medicine can at times seem so challenging that we overlook the luxury of being able to choose. Although the attitude of “I’ll go wherever gives me an offer” is completely understandable, it is much more exciting to think, “I’ll go somewhere I want to go” instead! The ideal situation is to apply to…

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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….

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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!…

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What to Do If You Haven’t Received Any Interview Offers Yet

29th January 2019

For me, one of the hardest things about applying to medicine was the endless waiting; waiting for BMAT results, waiting for universities to reply with an interview offer and finally waiting for A-level results. It can be tough when your friends are excitedly waving around their offers, and you’re still waiting on an interview from…

EPQ Medicine Application

How to Use Your EPQ in Your Medicine Application

22nd January 2019

One way to make your application stand out is to do an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) project. This is by no means compulsory, but if you have done one, it gives you an extra avenue for demonstrating some key qualities both in your personal statement and interviews. In this blog, I will give you some…

Balancing A-Levels and Interview Prep

4 Tips to Balance Interview Preparation and A-Levels

29th October 2018

Applying to medical school is a stressful process for many reasons; with an earlier UCAS deadline, interviews, admissions tests and keeping on top of your A Level work, managing your time efficiently is essential. When interview time rolls around it can be difficult to balance your A-Level work and interview preparation – it seems like…

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…

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