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David Brill Making a Medic

Q&A with David Brill – Author of Making a Medic

7th November 2019

David Brill is a Foundation Year 2 Doctor junior doctor at the Royal Free Hospital in north London. He studied medicine at St George’s, University of London from 2014-2018, graduating with three distinctions and one merit. He has written a new book called Making a Medic: The Ultimate Guide to Medical School. covering everything you need…

Medical school Manchester

Diaries of a Manchester Medical Student – Part One

23rd October 2019

We asked a student studying at medical school in Manchester to document a typical week in their life of studying medicine. Find out what they experienced, from PBL sessions to anatomy classes and everything in between. Monday 7th October An early start is always the case on Mondays, as I live at home and so…

mmi interview tips

Top Six Tips MMI Interview Tips

22nd October 2019

Receiving an interview offer to medical school is literally one foot in the door to that official offer to study medicine. With that in mind, you know attending an MMI is filled with pressure, anticipation, and a high amount of career achieving goals at stake. If you’re looking for MMI interview tips to help you…

Waiting for medical school offers

Six Ways to be Productive Whilst Waiting for Medical School Offers

21st October 2019

After sending off your UCAS application it could be months before you hear anything back from the medical schools you’ve applied for. It can be a nerve-wracking time but try not to think about it too much as it is now out of your hands. Instead, here are six productive things to do with this…

How to get into medical school

How to Get Into Medical School

This blog is a step by step guide for aspiring medics in years 11 and 12, and what you need to do if you are thinking of applying to Medicine. As some students start to receive invitations to interviews, others, like yourself, will be at the beginning of the road. To help you navigate your…

Life at King's College London

Medical School Insight: Life at King’s College London

10th October 2019

King’s College London is universally renowned for its academic excellence. Home to some of the oldest teaching hospitals in the country, KCL has an incredibly diverse student body. We spoke to current KCL medical student, Afra, about what life is really like studying medicine at King’s. Read on to find out! Why did you choose…

Studying your A-Levels

Top 5 Tips for Studying Your A-Levels

30th September 2019

Studying your A-Levels is such an important time for anyone wanting to study medicine. The pressure is really on to get A’s and A*s. Do not panic, there are plenty of ways to increase your performance, motivation and desire to succeed. My name is Dean, I am a 3rd year medical student at the University…

Day in the life at UCLan

Financial Strain, Mental Drain & Education Gain – A Day in the Life of a Medical Student

13th September 2019

Before the alarm goes off and there you lie, sound asleep, oblivious to the hard working realities of an average medical student. An aggregate of books and notes lay strewn across the duvet; highlighters open, felt-tips leaking ink onto pages and an overwhelming number of colour-coded flash cards waging war against your memory. This is…

A medical student in a PBL session

5 Reasons why PBL is Great

12th September 2019

Problem-based learning (PBL) is a method of teaching used by many medical schools. It usually involves a small group (around eight students plus a staff facilitator) delivering learning objectives from a scenario based on a patient, and then going away and researching around these for a feedback session. I must admit, at first, I was…

mother comforting child who has been rejected from medical school

10 Tips to Pass Your MMI

31st July 2019

MMI’s (Multiple Mini Interviews) are an increasingly popular method that universities are choosing to help narrow down candidates for entry to medical school. It’s important that you prep in advance if you want to be successful on the day of your interview. Try using these ten tips to boost your chances of success and passing…

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