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How To Use Past Papers Effectively During Lockdown

27th March 2020

  With the exam cancelled, you may be thinking: what do I do with the revision timetables, notes and flashcards? Before you considering throwing them out, consider whether you may want to sit your exam if you are not happy with your results in July.   Past papers and mark schemes are often overlooked by students…

Revision stress

5 Tips to Beat COVID-19 Revision Stress

24th March 2020

  Due to COVID-19, upcoming examinations have been cancelled. However, you may find that upon receiving your results in July, you aren’t happy with the grades you receive. The government has stated students will be allowed to sit exams to try and attain better results.  In which case, it is important that you stay on…

Reapplying to Medicine

Reapplying to Medicine – Maximise Your Chances of Getting In

14th August 2019

Not getting into Medical School can be a devastating shock for anyone and, as difficult as it is, you have to be able to move on from it in order to make your application stronger than before when reapplying to medicine. At the time of writing, these are the medical schools that allow students to…

A student resitting A-Levels

Resitting A-Levels – Maximise Your Chances of Getting the Grades

Whatever the reason, come results day, things have not gone the way you wanted which means that resitting A-Levels might be necessary. Don’t worry, you still have the chance to get into Medical School. If you had any offers, it’s important to ring up those universities and see if they will still let you in…

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…

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…

Revision Distractions

5 Tips to Avoid Revision Distractions

28th May 2019

Whether you find yourself fighting the urge to nap, watch kitten videos or catch up on your spring cleaning, procrastination is a foe that many students face. It creeps up on you and suddenly hours have passed and you haven’t even started studying. But fear not, if you feel like you’re not making the most…

5 Steps Last Minute Revision

5 Steps to Catch up on Revision Last Minute

23rd May 2019

So much to revise and so little time. We’ve all been there. Whether you’ve fallen behind on revision due to chronic procrastination or something totally out of your control, it’s fine. You’ve got this. Here are five top tips to help you complete your revision in time for exams. 1. Don’t panic It’s natural to…

Biology and Chemistry Revision

5 Biology and Chemistry Revision Tips That Really Work

21st May 2019

Stuck in a rut with your Biology and Chemistry revision? If you’re struggling to stay focused, here are five tips that really work and will shake up your learning… 1. Use flashcards for key processes and definitions Both Biology and Chemistry have quite a lot of processes and key definitions you need to learn. I…

Maths Revision Tips

5 Maths Revision Tips That Really Work

16th May 2019

Revising for your Maths exam? It can be hard to know how to revise Maths as it’s a tricky subject, so here are some revision techniques that I found really helped me at A-Level. 1. Go through your specification and highlight each topic according to difficulty Everyone will have different parts of Maths they find…

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