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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
Choosing your A-levels for medicine or international baccalaureate options can seem like a huge decision. If you wish to do a degree in medicine, the task may seem even trickier with every medical school in the UK asking for a different set of subjects and varying grades. There’s no simple answer but there are a few key things you should consider when making your A-level choices and in deciding where to apply once you’ve picked your subjects. In this blog post, we have outlined the 4 key questions you should be asking yourself when considering which A-levels to take.
Every year over 10,000 graduates apply to medical school via the graduate entry medicine route and the calibre of applicants is always going to be high. So given that all applicants will at least meet the minimum graduate entry medicine requirements required from the universities they apply to how are you meant to stand out? Here we outline some tips to help you stand out from the crowd!
Love them or hate them, medical TV dramas are and have been for a while now taking over TV prime time. I have to admit, while I have always been a fan of them, what with having wanted to do medicine since my early teenage years and finding comfort in a world so “familiar” and desired by sitting in front of the TV and binging on medical drama TV shows for days, watching them now, while in med school, has only gotten better. Here we have compiled a list of current medical TV shows about doctors for you to give a go and channel your inner Ellen Pompeo.
How important is volunteering for medical school? This is a common question for aspiring medical students. In this post, we outline the significance of volunteer work for medicine applications along with resources and advice in securing volunteer opportunities.