The ‘lightbulb’ moment

If it wasn’t for Year 3 of my degree, a placement training year, I would never have gotten into Medicine, and I’m not being dramatic when I say that. I chose to undertake a placement year in an NHS Foundation Trust hospital within the Pathology laboratory. As a Medical Laboratory Assistant, I was able to […]

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Choose your friends wisely…

This post is slightly off topic, but I feel like it was a HUGE┬ápart of my university experience, so I’m going to ramble on about it a bit in this post. They say your university years are the best years of your life: honestly, after the disappointment I had had on A-level results day, I […]

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Rejection. A feeling I’m sure most of us can relate to. Ultimately I was rejected from all 4 medical schools that I had initially applied to, and had to settle for my backup UCAS choice despite achieving a decent set of A Level grades. I know it sounds melodramatic, but just like that, I felt […]

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Word experience abroad…

Most people instantly assume that work experience abroad is the only way to make your medical application stand out, but I know lots of people who have gotten in without doing so, so DON’T WORRY if work experience abroad is not a feasible option for you! I have to admit, I was very fortunate to […]

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