I've just come out of the second half of my year 1 OSCEs and to say that I'm relieved it's over would be an understatement. My first OSCE experience has definitely been just that...an experience. Here at Manchester, the OSCE is split into 2 days, 5 stations on one day and then a week later … Continue reading My first OSCE experience!
Ever wondered what it's like to be a first year medical student? If so, click here to read the blog post that I wrote for The Medic Portal, where I run through my typical day as a first year at Manchester!
I recently wrote a 'Week In the Life of a Medical Student' blog post for my university student blog, where I run through my typical week as a first year medical student! The post is split into 2 parts - click the links below to read! Click here to read about what I get up to … Continue reading A Week In The Life of a Medical Student
I was recently asked to write a blog post on how I study/revise at medical school. Just a disclaimer before I continue with the post - I am by no means an expert at revising, nor do I know the optimal way of studying at medical school. Everyone will have a slightly different method that work … Continue reading How I study at Medical School
Work experience/volunteering is a crucial part of your medical school application process. It allows you to demonstrate your commitment to medicine and is a means of identifying whether medicine really is the career for you. Are you looking for medical work experience, but don't know where to start? Read my 3 top tips on finding … Continue reading 3 Tips on Finding Medical Work Experience
Have a read below of the short guest post I wrote for #LifeofaMedStudent (lifeofamedstudent.com). I've been following them for a while on twitter and thought I'd contribute to their website. 3 THINGS I LEARNT FROM THE FIRST SEMESTER OF MED SCHOOL 1. There are so many weird new terms to learn From Latissimus dorsi to … Continue reading 3 Things I Learnt From The 1st Semester of Med school
On the Manchester medical course, we have something called PEP - the Personal Excellence Pathway. This is where each year you focus on one particular topic and conduct some sort of project on it. PEP for Yr 1 is undertaken in semester 2 and involves working in groups of about 5/6 to create a scientific … Continue reading Year 1 PEP (Personal Excellence Pathway)