Published on 5th March 2019 by lauram


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!

Listen to the podcast

Podcast: UK University Medical School Applications

In the podcast, Dr Nordstrom talks to David Hawkins about tips on applying to medical school, the admissions process and what admissions tutors and interviewers look for in applicants.

Dr. Christopher Nordstrom graduated from University College London with a first class honours degree in Neuroscience and a prize-winning degree in Medicine. He is one of the UK’s leading pre-medical school tutors, having authored several books and regularly lecturing at international conferences on the UCAT and BMAT.

Dr Nordstrom completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education with distinction and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He is a practising doctor and heads up the academic team here at The Medic Portal.

David Hawkins is a university advisor specialising in helping students apply to the US, Canada, Europe and the UK. David is also a well-respected speaker and author on international university applications, and delivers workshops and talks at conferences and schools in the UK and internationally.

You can listen to the podcast below.

Listen to the podcast

TMP Aspire 2019: The Ultimate Conference for Aspiring Medics

Want more tips from doctors and admissions tutors? Our one-day Aspire event is packed with expert insight into the medical school application process – get your early bird ticket for just £20!

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Applying to medical school this year and want more tips?

We have a range of tips and advice on our Application Guide for each stage of the application process.

The University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) is used by a majority of medical schools to assess students’ aptitude for medicine. It has five sections and you can read our preparation tips for each on our pages: Verbal Reasoning; Quantitative Reasoning; Abstract Reasoning; Decision Making and Situational Judgement.

The BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) is used by a handful of medical schools. You can see which universities use the BMAT and our preparation tips on our BMAT guide.


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