Stress series – Optimising revision

It's officially spring break, which, ironically is anything but. It's snowing, -1, and for me, far off from a break. Sigh. On the plus side, I am back in my beautiful city of London and feel refreshed already. I didn't think I'd miss the air pollution, train delays and rude people as much as I … Continue reading Stress series – Optimising revision

Faith and what it means to me

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 … Continue reading Faith and what it means to me

Applying to Medicine – Step 3 (Personal Statement)

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 … Continue reading Applying to Medicine – Step 3 (Personal Statement)

Applying to Medicine (Step 1 – Which Universities?)

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 … Continue reading Applying to Medicine (Step 1 – Which Universities?)

The most stressful two years of my life so far…. Part II

Picking up from where I left off; I was in Pakistan, had just finished my incredible internship at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital, and it was my 17th birthday. Incidentally, my birthday fell on the same day as AS results day... Remember in one of my first posts when I was talking about how … Continue reading The most stressful two years of my life so far…. Part II