To give all medical applicants a helpful starting point, Dukes Medical Applications has published So You Want To Go To Medical School? The ultimate guide to UK medical applications – a book that brings together expert knowledge with discussion of the main questions you will be asking yourself before you apply. The result is a comprehensive reference guide on how to get into medical school. Packed with important information, So You Want To Go To Medical School? is essential basic reading for every applicant.
So You Want To Go To Medical School? has been compiled by writers with personal experience of applying to medical school and subsequently working in Medicine. Consulting those with first-hand knowledge of the medical school application process – and with clinical experience of the real challenges of the profession – allows you to be prepared for any obstacles and show yourself at your best as a candidate.
Dedicated chapters allow you to focus on one aspect of the process at a time, with areas such as…
A discussion of the realities of studying an intensive course like Medicine.
An overview of the daily activities of doctors, and the challenges they face.
An overview of how to apply to a UK medical school.
What different courses universities offer, and the different teaching styles available.
A guide to the content that will make your statement stand out.
What medical work experience you will need to apply to medical school.
A guide to the tests you may need to sit and how to improve your scores.
What are interviewers looking for in applicants and what questions may they ask?
A guide to what type of interview questions may arise, and how to approach answering them.
What skills are tested at different MMI stations, and how you can prepare for them.
An overview of applying to UK medical schools, as well as additional entry requirements.
Which universities you can apply to, and the entry requirements for Graduate Entry Medicine.
With a real range of Medical Schools 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.
Medicine is a highly competitive course, with some universities receiving 10 applicants for every place.
There are thirty-two medical schools in the UK, all offering very different experiences, environments, and courses. Having a strong sense of what your chosen Medical School will offer you during your degree is vital to the success of your university career.