Applying to Medicine (Step 2 – UKCAT)

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 … Continue reading Applying to Medicine (Step 2 – UKCAT)

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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

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

Before I continue my story let me begin by informing you that I have been through the Medicine application process twice. During the first round of applications, there were 5 HUGE factors (some of which could have potentially been avoided), which I will point out over the next couple of posts. So, I had picked … Continue reading The most stressful two years of my life so far… Part I