Category Archives: Personal Statement

UCAS Guidance on Personal Statement Writing

Find it here. From a quick glance, it looks like some pretty sound advice! On a side note, anyone coming to the Dundee open day this week? It’s on the 20th! Advertisements

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More on Personal Statements

By now, you should probably be starting to piece together your personal statement, or you should at least be thinking about making a start. But how do you actually write a personal statement? It’s not really an essay, and there’s … Continue reading

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Grades

So, having been on the medicine forums for the last few days, a question that comes up a lot is: Am I good enough to do medicine? The main problem with this question is that there can be a few … Continue reading

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FY Prescribing Tutorial

As an extension of the audit I was talking about below, as well as trying to get it published anywhere that will take it, I’m also in the middle of developing a tutorial for the FY doctors on paediatric prescribing. … Continue reading

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Personal Statement Building 101

Building a personal statement for medicine is a big deal. It basically determines whether you get an interview or not, as its one of the few things that separates you from other candidates. You could argue that UKCAT(+ similar tests) … Continue reading

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Why did you become a medical student?

I guess the best place to start with this blog is with the probably the most commonly asked medical interview question there is: Why do you want to do medicine? For those of you finishing school and thinking about doing … Continue reading

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