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Life studying medicine at Cambridge

by Pippa Morris September 26, 2019 6 min read

The 6-year Cambridge course is one of the best medicine courses in the world. Medical schools at Oxford and Cambridge are notorious for being extremely competitive, and intense once you are there. Maybe you’ve attended an open day and you’re still not sure. I hope that with this blog post I can dispel some of these myths, and help you to realise that not only is Cambridge attainable but that it can actually be really enjoyable attending med school in Cambridge.
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Life as a Newcastle Medical Student

by Christie Mellor August 15, 2019 8 min read

The MBBS degree at Newcastle University is one of the most highly ranked medical degrees in the UK. In this blog post theMSAG team member Christie shares more about what life is like at the university.
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Life as an F3 Year Doctor

by Amina Malik July 04, 2019 5 min read

My name is Dr Amina Malik. I am part way through my F3 year, working as a F3 doctor. You may have heard this term floating around, increasingly so over the last few years. But what exactly does it mean? In this blog I am going to give you short run through of what being an “F3” means. And, if this is something you are considering doing for yourself, maybe I can provide some motivation or help you see what is achievable in a year! 
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Life as a Clinical Teaching Fellow

by Hannah Pierce June 16, 2019 4 min read

Dr Hannah Pierce discusses what to expect as a Clinical Teaching Fellow. She shares her experiences and walks you through a typical day as a Clinical Teaching Fellow. Get a glimpse into what you can expect as a CTF here!
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Life as a UCLan Medicine Student

by Saif Ansari June 06, 2019 8 min read

Interested in studying medicine at the University of Central Lancashire? Here 4th Year Medical Student discusses what you can expect as a student studying medicine UCLan!
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Life as a Glasgow Medicine Student

by Giulia Bankov May 19, 2019 6 min read

Take a look into life at Glasgow Medical School. This medical student shares her experiences while covering what to expect in course curriculum, extracurriculars and life in Scotland. Learn more here about life as a Glasgow Medical Student!
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Life as a Junior Doctor

by Rony Sanyal April 14, 2019 5 min read

So you are interested in medicine and you are wondering what is life as a junior doctor like? Or maybe you are asking yourself what is a junior doctor and what do they do? Here Dr Rony Sanyal walks you through his day so you can gain insights into what it is like in the life of a junior doctor!
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Life as a Doctor of Ophthalmology

by David Saunders March 28, 2019 5 min read

What is an Ophthalmologist and what do they do? Here we walk you through a typical day in Ophthalmology. Learn about this medical speciality and what you can expect working in the UK as an eye doctor.
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Life as a GP Trainee

by Rony Sanyal March 21, 2019 5 min read

Life as a GP Trainee gives you insights into a typical day of a doctor. Dr Sanyal walks you through his day to show what you can expect working as a GP Trainee in the UK. Take a look into your future here!
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A Day in the Life of a Medical Student

by Manushri Jain February 14, 2019 4 min read

Are you are a prospective medical student, preparing for your upcomingmedical school interviews or a parent keen to know what your child is going to learn in medical school? Do you wonder what it is actually like to study medicine? Well, worry no more. In this blog post, we introduce you to a typical day for a fourth-year medical student.
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My Experience as a Student at King's College Medical School

by Rebecca Cervenak January 01, 2019 7 min read

3rd-year Medical Student at King's College London shares her experiences of living in London and studying medicine. Learn tips for living in London on a budget and what to expect while studying medicine at KCL!
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Life as a Paediatrics Trainee

by Kate Drewek August 15, 2018 5 min read

Ever wonder what life as a Paediatric doctor is like? Here Dr Kate Drewek discusses her experiences as a Paediatric Trainee working for the NHS England. She answers the most common questions she gets asked about life as a Paediatrics Trainee and shares her most memorable experiences here!
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The Birmingham Medical School Interview and Student Experiences

by Manushri Jain July 26, 2017 7 min read

A current Birmingham Medical School Student provides a real-life perspective of her experiences as ar Birmingham Medical School. Gain insights into what you can expect when studying medicine at the University of Birmingham along with key information to help you prepare for the Birmingham medicine interview.
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A Night in the Life of an A&E Doctor

by Oonagh King May 12, 2016 6 min read

Dr Oonagh King walks you through her night as an A&E Doctor. Get insights into a future career in medicine working in A&E!
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