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Top Six Tips for Passing the BMAT

26th August 2020

  The BMAT (or BioMedical Admissions Test) is a two-hour test consisting of three sections that some universities use as part of their medical school admissions process. As with the UCAT, you are only allowed to sit the BMAT once per admissions cycle; usually candidates have two sitting options but due to COVID-19, candidates can…

Cap Lifted on Medical School Places

The cap on the number of Medical School places for 2020 entry has been lifted. This means that if you now meet the conditions of your offer, you will be offered a place to study Medicine – but you may have to defer for a year. Not sure of your next steps? Book a general…

Writing your personal statement

How to Start Writing Your Personal Statement

  You know exactly why you want to study medicine and you’re super excited to start applying, but when it comes to writing your Medicine 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…

Writing medicine personal statement

Writing the Perfect Introduction for Your Personal Statement

23rd August 2020

  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…

5 Top Tips for Staying Motivated at the End of Term

3rd December 2019

The winter term is always the most tiring and by the last few weeks, it can be tough to stay motivated and not switch to holiday mode early. However, it is possible to keep a balance of getting into the holiday mood and staying motivated. Your future self will definitely thank you for keeping on…

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6 Top Tips for Succeeding in Your First Medical School Exam

21st November 2019

Medical school can be quite daunting at first, with a very heavy content load and a whole new way of learning. At some point in the first term, most medical students will be faced with their first exam, be it formative or summative. Regardless of whether it counts towards you passing the year or not,…

Medical school Manchester

Diaries of a Manchester Medical Student – Part Two

We asked a student studying at medical school in Manchester to document a typical week in their life of studying medicine. Read the second part to find out what they experienced this time and to keep up to date with their exciting life at medical school. Monday 4th November As always, an early start was…

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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…

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Making the Move to Study Medicine in the UK

12th November 2019

Nitish Trikha is a third year MBBS student at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Originally from New Delhi, he lived in Singapore for nine years before moving to Preston in North West England to study medicine. He tells us about his experience starting university to study medicine in the UK. 1. How did you…

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…

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