Applying to Medical School


Ireland Medical School Requirements & Information

by Gerens Curnow June 01, 2021

Study medicine in Ireland with our comprehensive guide you can learn all you know for applying to medical school in Ireland! Featuring admissions criteria, entry exams, graduate and undergraduate course details and more!
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Five New Medical Schools: Where are They and When Will They Open?

by Gerens Curnow August 14, 2020

As I am sure you have heard, the NHS is under pressure. With several million more over 75s expected in the next few years, the UK government has embarked on the biggest ever expansion of the medical and nursing workforce, to deal with these new challenges. As part of this expansion, there are five new medical schools, which will have over 400 students each year between them. Learn more about the Five New Medical Schools in the UK!
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How to Get Into Medical School in the UK - A Timeline

by Pippa Morris January 10, 2020

How to get into medical school is a common question for prospective applicants. Getting into medical school UK can be stressful and involves a lot of work, but there is a lot that you can do to prepare beforehand and improve your chances of getting into medical school UK. Here is our guide for Years 11-13, so you know what and when you should be preparing for when applying to medicine UK.

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How do UK Med Schools teach anatomy and dissection? (2019-2020)

How do UK Med Schools teach anatomy and dissection? (2019-2020)

by Rachel Vernazza October 29, 2019

The type of teaching may influence your ability to learn specific topics when it comes to the complicated world of medical science. Some of the most common questions are “how do we practice surgical training?” or "which medical schools do full body dissection?" Check more about anatomy and dissection teaching methods here.
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Medicine Resit Policy: Everything You Need to Know

by Gerens Curnow August 29, 2019

The unthinkable has happened. You have opened your AS or A2 results, and have fallen short of what you expected. However, there are still a great many option available to you. This blog will expel some of the myths surrounding this topic, and give some clear and practical advice for applicants who have not met their required grades and are considering resitting.
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Study Medicine Abroad in England – A Canadian Perspective

by Chitra Meyyappan August 26, 2019

Every year many international students choose to come to the UK to study Medicine. Deciding where you are going to attain your medical education can be overwhelming and confusing. It is likely one of the biggest life decisions most of you would have to make at this stage in your life. 
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Medical places to volunteer

by Giulia Bankov August 12, 2019

Whether you have wanted to become a doctor your whole life or you are now thinking of applying to Medicine, you are probably aware thatwork experience comes with the territory. Some medical schools even state they require it as part of their admissions process. There is an abundance of different types of work experiences out there, however, in this blog post, we are going to focus onvolunteering.

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Which medical school is right for me? UK

by Giulia Bankov July 18, 2019

Before you even begin the challenging process of filling out your UCAS application and tackling interview season, you are faced with a tough decision - choosing a medical school to apply to. This could be one of the more important decisions you will have to make in your career so continue reading for our best tips on how to choose the perfect medical school for you.
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UK Medical Schools with Low GCSE Requirements

by Giulia Bankov June 24, 2019

So you have decided you want to study medicine, but you are worried that your GCSE grades might not be up to scratch for the strict requirements for medicine. You’re in luck, because we have compiled a table of all med schools across the UK and the GCSE grades they expect their candidates to have achieved, so we can help you navigate which schools might be better bets for you if your GCSE scores are not exactly stellar! 

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Book Review: This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay

by Giulia Bankov June 12, 2019

If you are interested in applying to medical school and keep up with the medical field on social media, you probably have already heard of the sensation that is This is Going to Hurt. The book includes tales of his days from the beginning of his foundation years all the way through to specialist training. It is written in the form of what can only be described as the diary of a junior doctor, scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends. See our review of "This is Going to Hurt" by Adam Kay.

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How to Become a GP: UK

by Chitra Meyyappan June 03, 2019

So you are interested in a career in General Practice and are wondering how to become a GP in the UK? The thought of going through rigorous training and writing numerous exams can be daunting – but it certainly is worth it! In this blog post we share some valuable information on the steps involved.
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Top Medical Universities in the World

by Giulia Bankov May 29, 2019

Making the decision that you want to study medicine is a very serious task. Making the decision of where you want to study medicine is perhaps as serious, if not more, of a task that every medical school applicant needs to consider prior to starting their application.  Here we cover the Top Medical Universities in the World to help you decide which medical school is best for you!
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