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UKCAT Preparation

UKCAT Preparation Okay, this will be a simple one. You’ve read through all the resources, studied hard, practiced as much as you can and it’s the night before UKCAT test day. Put the books away, unwind and check out these final tips to make the experience go more smoothly. 1. Get a good night’s sleep […]

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“No news is good news”

This motto, passed on year after year by medical students to those applying, is one that helped to keep us all somewhat sane during what can often be a stressful process. I think the scariest part of applying to university isn’t the application itself but not knowing whether or not you’ll be accepted, or – […]

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Surely I can’t be a doctor?

Medicine was always a dream of mine that I thought would remain just that, a dream. I found myself in Cantonian high school enjoying both creative and academic studies however, during early education I feel we are thrust into one or the other with me going down the creative path. I always dreamt of going […]

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Blog post: Organising work experience to support your medical school application

By Christopher Graham and Rajiv Sethi Admissions panels at medical schools judge your suitability and motivation by looking for evidence that you understand what a long term career in medicine entails. Emma Rowson, admissions officer at the University of Edinburgh, says it is important to gain experience with “diseased, disadvantaged, and disabled people (the three […]

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