As you may have read on the news a couple of weeks ago, the government have announced that there will be an additional 500 medical school places up for grabs in the next application cycle. This may seem like exciting news for all you 2018 entry aspiring medics, but what does it really mean for … Continue reading What Do Extra Med School Places Mean For Applicants?
Hi everyone, This is just a quick update for those who have been following my application journey and are interested in knowing what I got for my A-Levels - I got A*AA (the grades I needed to meet my offer were AAA) so my place at medical school has been confirmed! I also got an … Continue reading Results Day & Jeremy Corbyn
1 week till A-level results day. ONE WEEK! As most of you who have been following my application journey will know, all that's left now between me and that medical school place is getting the grades that I need on August 17th. Result's day is next Thursday and it's safe to say that I'm TERRIFIED. Terrified … Continue reading A week till results day
Medicine 2018 entry applicant? Thinking of doing some medical work experience over the summer? From someone who has gone through the whole process of applying for work experience, going on the placements and then applying to medical school, have a read of the guest blog I wrote for The Medic Portal: '5 Things To Know Before … Continue reading 5 Things To Know Before You Begin Work Experience
I know I'm super late on this one but It's been a busy first week back at college. As it's the weekend, I thought I'd sit down and write a blog post on the Medicine offer holder day I attended last week at the University of Manchester. The schedule of the day began at 11 AM, … Continue reading Medicine Offer Holder Day – University of Manchester
I don't know about everyone else, but I haven't been feeling very motivated recently. I don't know why. I told myself that once I'd got that long-awaited medical school offer I'd become incredibly motivated to get those grades, but in reality that hasn't quite happened yet. This blog post is essentially aimed at myself but … Continue reading A Little Spot of Motivation
Comparison Tool to help choose medical schools: https://www.themedicportal.com/application-guide/choosing-a-medical-school/ Key dates: UCAS - Early deadline for medicine 15th October BMAT - 2nd November http://www.admissionstestingservice.org/for-test-takers/bmat/ UKCAT - 3rd July to 3rd October http://www.ukcat.ac.uk Please check the websites for the latest updates on admissions tests and open days. You need to book online for most of them. … Continue reading Medical School Open Days 2017