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Should I Take A Gap Year Before Medical School?

Deciding on wether to take a gap year before medical school is possibly something you may have considered although for medical degrees its not usually the done thing. For many other degrees taking a gap year is much more common, but for medicine, students ...
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Questions to ask at a Medical School Open Day

You've researched medical schools and narrowed your options down so you may be considering attending a medical school open day to see the city and university in person. This is a very good idea as it's really important you get a good understanding of where...

What Steps Do You Need to Take Before Considering A Career In Medicine?

Before considering a career in medicine in the UK, there are several important steps you should take to ensure that it is the right path for you. Here are some key things to do: Self-Assessment: Reflect on your interests, values, and strengths to deter...

Medical Work Experience Overseas

Gaining work experience overseas can be beneficial before applying to a medical school in the UK. It offers several advantages, including exposure to diverse healthcare systems, the opportunity to develop cultural competence and adaptability, and the chanc...

What Is Multiple Mini Interview Format (MMI)

In previous years medical schools have tended to use the traditional interview format but in recent times more and more medical schools are favouring the MMI or multiple mini interview format for selecting who gets a place in their medical school. As if th...

Medical School Interview Questions

So you’ve made it to the interview stage. Congratulations! Just one final hurdle to overcome before you can start your career in medicine is the medical school interview. Don’t worry! We’ve got the answers to all your “What do they ask in a medicine int...

What Makes A Good Doctor?

You may be thinking of applying to medical school or that a career in healthcare is for you but you should also take time to think what makes a good doctor? Do I have the character traits of a good doctor? This is also a very typical question asked at ...
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How Can I get Work Experience For Medicine

Work experience is an essential part of preparing for a career in medicine. It helps you gain insight into the field, develop important skills, and demonstrate your commitment to the profession. Medical work experience is what we arrange here at Premed Pro...
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Thoughts & Reflections On Writing A Personal Statement For Medical School

Understand What Med Schools Are Looking For In The Personal Statement Tips On Structuring Your Personal Statement Do’s and Don’ts To Keep In Mind The personal statement is one of the key factors in the med school admissions process. How ...
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How to prepare before your first year of med school

So you have that long awaited email to say you have an unconditional offer – you areofficially on your way to medical school! But what now? Do you need to buy any textbooks?A stethoscope, a white coat, a surgical scalpel?? Those are the questions we wer...