Is Medical School Right For Me?

As university open days start to roll around, I thought I’d take the time to *try* and answer one of the big questions that students usually have when thinking about medicine. Obviously I’m no expert, but hopefully, I’ll be able to give you a few things to think about and help you on your way to making your decision!

Continue Reading

How to Prepare for Results Day

If you’ve taken your A Level exams this year, then you’re probably thinking about results day which is just a few weeks away. Like most students, I’m starting to freak out a little bit about what’s going to happen so I thought I’d share some of the ways that I’m distracting/preparing myself to get my results!

Continue Reading

Choosing A University

It’s July which means that it’s the time of year when Year 12 students start to think about attending university open days and choosing universities to apply to! This may be daunting at first, especially if you don’t know which course you’re looking to study or the grades you think you’ll be able to achieve. I’ve put together this guide as a starting point for anyone who feels utterly confused about the whole process of UCAS and applying to university in general!

Continue Reading

Applying to Medicine 101

It’s time to settle in because this is going to be a long post! Lots of people have requested that I share my tips for applying to medicine in the UK and so I decided I’d put together this post to serve as a sort of guide. I am going to be focusing on the UK as that’s the only system that I know, but I’m sure some of this information is useful for those of you that are applying to other countries too!

Continue Reading