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Our blogs are written by medical experts in their field, to provide insight into the medical application process and life as a doctor.

September 5, 2019

MMI Interviews – 8 Top Tips

by Dr Emma Brierley

MMIs (Multiple Mini Interviews) are now the most common type of interviews used by medical schools.

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August 8, 2019

7 Top UK Universities to Study Veterinary Medicine

by Olivia Haywood

Veterinary Medicine is a popular yet demanding course, preparing for diverse career opportunities within the sector of dealing with the clinical health and wellbeing of both wildlife and domestic animals. According to the Complete University Guide, the latest reports on the top universities offering undergraduate degrees in Veterinary Medicine in the United Kingdom: University of […]

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July 15, 2019

Current Topics: Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

by Olivia Haywood

TRIGGER WARNING: Readers may be sensitive to the content discussed in this article. Please read at own discretion. Euthanasia is the act of deliberately ending a person’s life to relieve suffering, according to the NHS. For example, if a doctor or other healthcare provider deliberately gave a patient with a terminal illness drugs which they […]

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July 12, 2019

8 Top UK Universities to Study Dentistry

by Olivia Haywood

The Dentistry course available at UK universities, also known as the Bachelor in Dentistry (BDS), usually lasts five years. It is said to be a rewarding yet physically and mentally demanding programme, involving detailed and delicate work under difficult conditions. According to the Complete University Guide, the latest reports on the top UK universities to […]

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July 12, 2019

BMAT and UCAT – An Overview

by Olivia Haywood

Jargon seen when applying for medical and health-related courses can at first appear puzzling, particularly the different admissions tests applicants need to sit. Here’s an overview of the UCAT and the BMAT, admissions tests which universities require applicants to have sat when applying for a medical or health-related course. UCAT What is it? The University […]

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August 13, 2018

A Day in the Life of a Pre-Clinical Medical Student

by Dr Emma Brierley

Dr Emma Brierley take us through what a typical day as a pre-clinical medical student might look like.

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