Articles by " Leo"

Shadow an orthopaedic surgeon (for the next 5 minutes)

Shadow an orthopaedic surgeon (for the next 5 minutes)

How much of an insight can one possibly gain into what working as a doctor is really like through a […]

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Applying to Oxbridge for Medicine? Really?

Applying to Oxbridge for Medicine? Really?

Now before we divulge our very valuable insider tips about cracking the Oxbridge interview (currently being prepared) there is an […]

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Why lying is bad but spinning is essential for a place at medical school

Why lying is bad but spinning is essential for a place at medical school

Did you just spend your entire work experience making tea for a GP and his receptionist? Did you spend more […]

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Doctors income and the real reason most doctors don’t use private healthcare

Doctors income and the real reason most doctors don’t use private healthcare

“I don’t care what I’ll be earning, I just want to be a doctor!” One of the common findings, when […]

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How to be Awesome (the competition killing strategy that works)

How to be Awesome (the competition killing strategy that works)

Are you hoping to scrape into medical school through an almost closed door or do you want to smash through […]

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How to crush AS and A2 and cheat your way into medical school

How to crush AS and A2 and cheat your way into medical school

  Passing AS and A2 is not enough. For a guaranteed place to read medicine you must: KILL your A-levels  […]

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3 reasons your personal statement is making you look foolish and what to do about it

3 reasons your personal statement is making you look foolish and what to do about it

“Nothing gets our back up more than an unrealistic attitude to what a career in medicine is all about. We […]

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Why do YOU want to be a doctor? (Do NOT answer until you read this)

Why do YOU want to be a doctor? (Do NOT answer until you read this)

Why do you want to be a doctor? Why do you want to study medicine? How can you be so […]

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How to prevent fainting (for the squeamish medical student)

How to prevent fainting (for the squeamish medical student)

During my A-levels, when a close friend of mine confided in me that he was thinking about applying for medical […]

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Career disaster 1: “Poor GCSEs are killing my chances! Can anything be done?”

Career disaster 1: “Poor GCSEs are killing my chances! Can anything be done?”

  We’re getting lots of emails lately from people with unorthodox career and education histories who are desperate to do medicine. Who […]

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