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How To Choose A Medical School

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Very often, the first question our students ask us is how to choose their medical school. With a real range to choose from in the UK, and even more options overseas, it is one of the most difficult early decisions you will need to make.

If you are applying to read Medicine, you can choose four medical schools on your personal statement – one fewer than for other subjects. This is, in part, due to the enormous competition over places. Competition, in fact, is an important factor in how to choose a medical school, along with another of others we detail out below.

Choosing a Medical School: The Key Factors

When you are considering how to choose a medical school, we recommend you look at the list of key factors below. These are not only regular issues that arise among the applicants trying to choose medical schools we interview each year, but also factors that our own tutors – now qualified from their medical schools – found to be the most important differentiating elements to making their own choice.

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