“Do what you can, where you are, with what you have.” – Theodore Roosevelt A health professional is noted as one who provides health care for the community through the means of knowledge and practicality. Furthermore global health plays a pivotal role in ensuring that a high standard of healthcare is provided to all communities … Continue reading 5 Notable Global Health Leaders
The build up to A-Level Results Day is a very stressful period and it is extremely important to be prepared. Preparation Research alternative courses and universities and list their details/ telephone numbers. Universities will list available courses before Results Day, so there’s no harm in doing some research beforehand. Know what subjects you’re looking for, … Continue reading A-Level Results Day – Help!
There is far more in you than you know. Far more in all of us than we can even imagine. Transcending social categorisations of ethnicity, class and status exists a force within; it is sparked by self-belief and fuelled by a vision to be of service for a purpose bigger than ourselves. It is this … Continue reading Strive On
Exercise is something many of us dread. We fear that early morning gym session. The thought of jogging for more than 10 minutes is terrifying and to couple with this, we must try and eat healthy as well? Why is this the case? I think many of us see exercise or physical activity in general … Continue reading How can exercise help improve our mental wellbeing?
Summer of every year marks the time for graduation season for universities across the country. Every year the pictures of peers receiving their degrees and dawning their caps and gowns proudly plaster every social media outlet. And most importantly , it marks the end of an era of education and the beginning of a new … Continue reading FOMO during graduation season: One medical students perspective
March 2016: 4 rejections received. March 2018: 1st year medical student at King’s College London. After receiving 4 rejections from my chosen universities to study Medicine during my first application cycle, admittedly I felt defeated. But as A-level exams drew closer, I knew I had to redirect my focus towards achieving the grades I knew … Continue reading Rejected, Reflected, Accepted: My journey into Medicine – Is taking a gap year worth it?
There is a funny thing about medical school. Whoever you meet, whatever the background, most of us have had a similar run prior to starting off. We were one of the brightest among our peers, if not the brightest; at primary school, secondary school. We aced our GCSEs. We got the spotless grades we needed … Continue reading Med School Masquerade: Impostor Syndrome
The medical elective may be the most anticipated part of any medical student’s university experience and can certainly be one of the best parts of medical school. However, electives don’t just happen overnight, careful planning is needed to ensure everything goes smoothly and that you have the best time possible. What is an elective? An … Continue reading A guide to planning your elective
Melanin Medics is 1 years old! Can you believe it! Time really does fly when you're doing what you love. I'm incredibly excited to write this blog post as we reach our 1 year mile stone. A year ago, I would never have imagined that we would have reached such amazing heights in the short … Continue reading Melanin Medics: A Year Later…
Intercalating is a great opportunity for medical students to study a degree in which they are interested in. It’s a chance to pursue another degree that is related to or not related to the medical field. It can open doors into the research world and offer additional FPAS points (Points used to rank all medical … Continue reading Keeping Up With Medicine While Intercalating