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The ten fears of (almost) every medical student

The ten fears of (almost) every medical student

  Getting into medical school is just the beginning. Most medical students will admit to getting stressed or panicked about […]

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Help, I haven’t got an offer for medicine yet! (And other urgent questions)

Help, I haven’t got an offer for medicine yet! (And other urgent questions)

    If you have an offer already well done. Make sure you get the grades and your job will […]

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Work Experience: A day in the life of a cardiologist

Work Experience: A day in the life of a cardiologist

In our series on work experience, we are trying to shadow various doctors in different areas of medicine to give […]

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Why procrastination is good for you (probably)

Why procrastination is good for you (probably)

“Procrastination is your enemy.” Or so you will have been told. “Meet all deadlines early and don’t leave things until […]

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Need a professional to review your personal statement?

Need a professional to review your personal statement?

What makes the difference between a winning personal statement that gets immediately shortlisted and the rest? That’s right, the rest […]

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The Medical School Interview Transcripts

The Medical School Interview Transcripts

“The best preparation would be to somehow spy on somebody ELSE’s med school interview” (Leo,  over ten years ago) We […]

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10 things you need to give up to become a doctor

10 things you need to give up to become a doctor

Following a recent article elsewhere which generated an interesting discussion, I started thinking about the things one must give up on […]

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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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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 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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