Menu

Medicine Application

A person is interviewed for medical school

Five Medical School Interview Tips I Wish I’d Known

13th November 2019

Medical school interviews can be absolutely terrifying, especially if you’ve never been in an interview scenario before – it’s hard to know what to expect and people often panic about not being able to answer questions. Don’t worry though, as I’ve put together some tips for you based on the things that I wish I’d…

Medical ethics scenario questions

How to Answer a Medical Ethics Scenario Question

8th November 2019

One thing that medical schools often like to test in an interview is your knowledge of medical ethics and your ability to talk your way through an ethical scenario. Medical schools might test this by giving you a scenario to prepare beforehand, but often they will just give you an ethical question or scenario on…

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…

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…

UCAT Final Scores

11th October 2019

It’s official – the UCAT 2019 final scores are out! So how did you fare and what does this mean for your application? As predicted, the final scores have dropped slightly from the interim scores. In fact, they’ve fallen by 2.3%, bringing them closely in line with last year’s score: As has always been the…

UCAT Interim Scores 2020

Interim UCAT Scores for 2020 Entry

16th September 2019

  Interim UCAT scores for 2020 entry were released on Monday, September 16th, 2019. They showed an overall average slightly ahead of the final 2019 entry data – and that Verbal Reasoning is once again the lowest scoring section. What are ‘interim UCAT scores’? Every year, approximately halfway through the UCAT testing season, the UCAT…

Writing medicine personal statement

How to Write the Perfect Introduction for Your Personal Statement

10th September 2019

Whilst it’s important for your whole personal statement for medicine to be unique, it’s even more important for the introduction of your personal statement to stand out. A powerful introduction for your personal statement is essential for making a strong first impression, yet it can be the hardest part to write. Here are five tips…

Medicine Personal Statement

What to Include in a Medicine Personal Statement

30th August 2019

It’s nearly that time of the year again when many students will be applying to study medicine. If you’re considering applying, you might be already be thinking about getting an early start on writing your medicine personal statement. The big question is what exactly do you include in those 4000 characters? Sitting your UCAT this…

Writing your personal statement

How to Start Writing Your Personal Statement

28th August 2019

You know exactly why you want to study Medicine and you’re super excited to start applying, but when it comes to writing your personal statement your mind goes blank and you have no idea what to say. If this sounds familiar, then here are some tips to help get the personal statement ball rolling. Book…

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…

Loading

Loading More Content