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How to Make the Most of an Early Clinical Placement

29th October 2019

With integrated medical school curriculums on the rise, an early clinical placement in your medical school career is becoming increasingly common. Some medical schools introduce placements as early as the first year, when it can feel like you don’t know enough to be useful. When made the most of, these an early clinical placement can…

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…

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…

Mistakes not to make at med school

Five Mistakes Not to Make in Your First Year at Med School

11th September 2019

Starting your first year of Medical School can be pretty scary, especially if you don’t know anyone who has studied medicine before, you might not have had anyone to tell you what mistakes not to make at med school. I definitely made a fair few mistakes in my first year at medical school, so I…

Worries about starting med school

5 Worries About Starting Med School

3rd September 2019

It’s perfectly natural to feel worried about starting medical school. Plenty of people have felt this way before you and you certainly won’t be the last. Moving away from home to university can be a big adjustment and as much as you prepare for your new life, you won’t really know what it’ll be like…

A student resitting A-Levels

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

14th August 2019

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…

First year medical students stand in the corridor holding books and chatting

Med School Insight: Medicine Foundation Year at Nottingham

29th July 2019

If you don’t get the exact grades you need to get into medical school, your dreams won’t be completely dashed. I didn’t get the grades, but I’m studying Medicine at a top-ranking university. How, you may wonder? I completed a Foundation year at the University of Nottingham, and next year I will go on to…

A group of university students sit in a communal area and socialise

5 Top Tips to be Prepared for Freshers’ Week

16th July 2019

The first week at university can be pretty daunting for any new student, particularly if no one in your family has been to university before, and so you might be looking for tips to help you prepare for freshers’ week. These top tips should help you to be as prepared as possible for your first…

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