Medicine Application

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5 Things You Need to Know About the Medical School Application Process

6th March 2019

So, you’re thinking of applying to medicine – brilliant! It is a privilege like no other to study this course. However, before you embark on the wonderful journey that is medical school, there are quite a few hoops to jump through. As I know from experience, the medical application process can be confusing at first. To help…


Podcast: Dr Chris Nordstrom’s Med School Application Tips

5th March 2019

Our co-founder, Dr Christopher Nordstrom, was interviewed by David Hawkins (The University Guy), about his tips on how to make a successful application to medical school. You can listen to the podcast below! Podcast: UK University Medical School Applications In the podcast, Dr Nordstrom talks to David Hawkins about tips on applying to medical school,…

4 medical school offers

How I Received All 4 Medical School Offers

4th March 2019

It can be a daunting prospect choosing just 4 medical schools from a choice of over 30. After months of research, open days and (too much) list-making, it’s vital that all your choices allow you to maximise your chances of securing medical school offers.  Here are a few ways you can approach the process so…

What I Wish I'd Known About Applying to Medicine

5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Applying to Medicine

12th February 2019

When applying to Medicine, plenty of things will be running through your head. From the best work experience, the pressure to perform well in assessments and even the grades of your GCSEs. It’s easy to get carried away worrying about being perfect, or overestimating the difficulty of getting into Medicine. Not to mention, it can…

Duke of Edinburgh

How to Apply Your DofE to Medicine

5th February 2019

Duke of Edinburgh is something most of you will have done at various different levels and you’ll probably be wanting to use it into your medical school application in some way. There’s no advantage to mentioning the DofE if you just briefly mention in a short sentence somewhere “I have got my Bronze DofE award”…

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…

3 Things After UCAS

3 Next Steps After Submitting Your UCAS Application

17th October 2018

Submitting your UCAS application can feel like a huge relief and a wave of anxiety at the same time – you worked hard on your application, and now you just need to wait for those exciting interview offers! Read on for some ideas on what to do after sending off your med school application. Want…

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…

4-Steps to Picking Med Schools for UCAS

4 Steps to Pick the Medical Schools for Your UCAS Application

27th September 2018

Having completed your volunteering, work experience and admissions tests you have now come to the most exciting part – picking your medical school! Due to the competitive nature of medicine, UCAS only allows you to choose a maximum of 4 medicine choices so you can pick an alternative fifth choice as a back-up. You can…

5 Things to do After UKCAT

5 Key Things to do After UKCAT

29th August 2018

So, you’re reading this because you’ve finished the UKCAT, sat the test, got your score and whether it was what you wanted or not you need to look forward to the next stage. There’s plenty more to do and here are five that you should turning your attention towards now… Working on your personal statement?…


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