Medicine Personal Statement

Use The Medic Portal’s Medicine personal statement advice…

In your Medicine personal statement, you have roughly 500 words (or about over 47 lines of size-12 font) to accurately describe your motivation for Medicine, work experience and why you’d make the perfect Medicine student. Easier said than done!

Partnered with the Royal Society of Medicine, we’re specialists in helping you fit all of that into your UCAS form. Simply browse the tabs below to see how we can help you write the ultimate personal statement.

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The Medic Portal offers a workshop on Medicine personal statement writing that will help you stand out.

Delivered in a packed half day session for just £70, the workshop is a must for any Medical School applicant.

In the Personal Statement workshop, you will:

  • Find out exactly what admissions tutors look for
  • Hear about the common mistakes many students make
  • Discover the key to structure and writing style
  • Find out the secret to a great opening paragraph
  • Learn how to maximise the value of your work experience

By the end of the session, you’ll be set to write a knock-out statement that will enhance your chances of getting to interview.

There are limited dates available for this event, so book early to avoid disappointment. Teachers can book workshops for staff or pupils by filling in the in-house booking form.

Review Service

Medicine Personal Statement Reviews

The Medic Portal can provide you with expert advice and tips on how to put together the best personal statement for you. We’ve got doctors and medics available to comprehensively go through your statement, and write bespoke feedback outlining how to make it better.

Benefits of having your Medicine personal statement reviewed include:

  • Your personal statement will be reviewed by top medics who know what admissions tutors are looking for.
  • We’ll advise on statement structure and language, ensuring your submission is clear and has an appropriate tone.
  • Our experts will help you make the most of your work experience by expressing it with clear examples.
  • Hit the challenging word count with editing advice on what to keep and what to cut.
  • Receive a bespoke battle plan with clearly articulated action points to make your personal statement better.

With our Medicine personal statement review service, you’ll be able to succinctly sell your achievements and interests to any admissions tutor.

Our expert reviewers get booked up quickly, so to sign up for this service simply click ‘upload statement for review’, and follow the prompts.


Medicine Personal Statement Tutoring

The Medic Portal’s expert team are here to provide one-to-one guidance on your personal statement. We won’t write it for you… but we will give you all the tools and tips to ensure that your medicine personal statement is as good as it can be.

Benefits of personal statement tutoring include:

  • Get bespoke, one-on-one sessions with doctors and medics who know exactly what admissions tutors look for.
  • Choose precisely what you want to do in the lesson – whether it’s starting from scratch or refining your latest draft.
  • Find out if your personal statement reads well and ticks all of the key boxes med schools require.
  • Learn how to write the perfect opening paragraph to grab the assessor’s attention from the start.
  • Sessions can be done in Central London in person, or online via Skype from anywhere in the world.

The Medic Portal’s tutors get booked up quickly, so make sure to sign up for tutoring early. To do this, select 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 hours worth of lessons. Then we’ll then get in touch to confirm!

What they say about us…

“The best antidote to complacency is a dose of realism from experienced professionals who know the admissions procedures well.   This is where I have found the Medic Portal so valuable.”

Trinity School Croydon

Application Guide

Medicine Personal Statement Application Guide

Everyday, we get thousands of visits to The Medic Portal website. Why? Well, it’s not just because we deliver excellent courses, conferences and tutoring services. It’s also because of our completely free Application Guide.

Our dedicated team of Medicine education experts have put together hundreds of pages of free information to help all you aspiring medics master the application process – including the personal statement.

To access these free pages, simply click on the button ‘How to Write a Personal Statement’.

We also have a wealth of free blogs updated daily, covering all aspects of applying to Medical School. Click on ‘Free Blogs’ to read more.



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