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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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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...
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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...
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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 to cope with the stress of medical school

Medicine is one full-on, all-consuming roller-coaster of a journey and that’s before you evenstart considering the usual stresses which come with starting university – moving away fromhome, trying to make new friends, fending for yourself for the first tim...
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How to choose the medical school which will be right for you

Applying to medical school is like entering a long term relationship. This may sound a littlefar-fetched and cheesy however, it is true that over the course of your lifetime you will likelyspend much more time at work than you ever will with your life part...
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How to have a personal statement med schools cannot ignore

So you have decided that you want to try and apply for medical school. Now comes the hardpart: actually getting in. And possibly the most tedious aspect of that process is the dreadedpersonal statement. A 4000 word essay in which you basically need to boas...
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