2019 Entry

student who hasn't received a-level requirements for medicine

What to do if you don’t get the A-level requirements for Medicine

5th August 2020

As it gets closer to A-level results day, anxiety begins to set in and you may find yourself asking the question, “What if I don’t get the A-level requirements for medicine?” Hopefully, this blog will help you to feel a little more relaxed and ensure you have a back-up plan if things don’t go the…

Mistakes not to make at med school

Five Mistakes Not to Make in Your First Year at Med School

11th September 2019

Starting your first year of Medical School can be pretty scary, especially if you don’t know anyone who has studied medicine before, you might not have had anyone to tell you what mistakes not to make at med school. I definitely made a fair few mistakes in my first year at medical school, so I…

Worries about starting med school

5 Worries About Starting Med School

3rd September 2019

It’s perfectly natural to feel worried about starting medical school. Plenty of people have felt this way before you and you certainly won’t be the last. Moving away from home to university can be a big adjustment and as much as you prepare for your new life, you won’t really know what it’ll be like…

Tips for starting medical school

Top Five Tips For Starting Medical School

27th August 2019

The first few days at medical school are some of the most nerve-racking days you will experience. A new environment, new challenge, new life, and some very intelligent peers sat on your right and left. If you’re looking for tips for starting medical school, you’ve come to the right place! My name is Dean, I…

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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…

medicine offer

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….

medical school offer waiting

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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