Whenever I think back to applying to Medical School, I am always blown away by how much is demanded of you. As well as trying to keep on top of your A-Levels, you have to think about work experience, your personal statement and entrance exams, one of which is the Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT). The … Continue reading BMAT: All you need to know!
Hello! I’m currently a 4th medical year student, and my course included a foundation year, so essentially the complete duration of my course is 6 years. The first year of my course is counted as “year 0” and from then on, the small 30 odd of us in the foundation year join the large cohort … Continue reading Studying Medicine with a Foundation Year
Maintain a Professional Image University is a life changing experience and should be enjoyable, but always remember that university is setting you up for your future career. This means you have to carry yourself in the way you would like your employer to see you. As a medical student you are also viewed as a … Continue reading Preparing for Life at Medical School: Freshers Advice
There are so many Medical Textbooks to choose from and they're far from cheap. You may get some textbooks handed down to you from old medical students, borrow books from the library or use online versions but we do recommend that you gradually build your own library. The medical profession consists of constant reading and … Continue reading Medical School Resources: Recommended Textbooks
Live within your means Know how much money you are working with and do not compare your spending to other people. If you know you cannot afford to buy something or go on a night out, then be wise and don't go. Resist the pressure to have the same material things as the people around you … Continue reading Money Management Tips
As you make the monumental transition from classroom years to clinical years, we wanted to make sure you are prepared, by equipping you with all the knowledge needed to thrive within this next stage of your studies. You're at a time where you will experience a drastic change in learning style and will practically be … Continue reading Preparing for Life at Medical School: Clinical Years Advice