Okay…. so much for ‘a post a week‘: my efforts to document my weekly progress at Med School thus far have been poor! But, I am determined to try harder, not only for those of you interested in pursuing this field but also for my own personal reflections – I think it’s so important to […]Read more "So much to do, so little time! – Week 7"
Okay soooooo…. I totally just finished my first week of med school! It has been such a crazy few days, I don’t even know where to begin! Meeting my new coursemates has been so humbling, even though there’s almost 200 of us, it feels like a warm fuzzy family already. It’s so heartwarming to look […]Read more "Week 1 of Med School – Complete!"
Apologies for the delay in posting – have been in the process of moving house/city so have been spending the majority of my time wasting away on the IKEA website…. guilty! Before I post on Step 5 of the Medical school admissions process, I thought I would quickly post on faith and how it’s helped […]Read more "Faith and what it means to me"
If you’ve gotten to the interview stage – CONGRATS! Getting to this point is no mean feat; you’re just one step away from Med School eeeek!! I was very fortunate to get interviews at Barts, Southampton, Kings and Warwick – and each was a totally different experience. Of course I’m not allowed to detail the […]Read more "Applying to Medicine – Step 4 (Interviews)"
So, you’ve picked your universities, you’ve sat the entrance examinations and now you’re tying up all the loose ends with your application… which leaves the personal statement. Applying as a postgrad, I think universities are highly concerned with the amount of experience you’ve got and how that’s changed you, so bear that in mind if […]Read more "Applying to Medicine – Step 3 (Personal Statement)"
There are quite a few entrance examinations that medical schools use to select students for the interview stage, but the most popular one has got to be the UKCAT. I was initially going to sit the GAMSAT as well (purely for St. George’s) but when the textbook arrived in the post I took one look […]Read more "Applying to Medicine (Step 2 – UKCAT)"
I know how daunting it can be applying to Medicine as a postgraduate student, especially if you’ve been unsuccessful in previous applications – so I thought I would try to detail some useful information over the next few posts to try and help any of you who are interested in applying! I couldn’t believe I […]Read more "Applying to Medicine (Step 1 – Which Universities?)"