A growing number of UK universities are now using the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) for their Medicine and Dentistry applications. St. George’s Medical School was the first UK institution to adopt this system in 2010 and it has spread quickly ever since. The advantage that an MMI has for you is that if you have … More The Multiple Mini Interview – a speed-dating type of interview!
Beginning the journey of applying to medical school is daunting. One of the most important things on your journey is arranging medical work experience – but where to start? The Medic Portal engages with over 500,000 aspiring medical students each year – and here they provide some top tips on how to gain medical work experience! … More Guest blog: Practical advice on gaining medical work experience
Susanna, Inspiring Interns There’s more to the medical profession than GPs and surgeons. You don’t have to look like Meredith Grey to do the good work in a hospital; in fact, you don’t even need a medical degree. Check out these five non-doctor jobs that will have you tending the sickly in no time. Music, … More Guest Blog: The Good, The Bad and The Healthy: Routes Into Medicine
Are you a university student or graduate thinking of applying to medicine? Curious about the career paths after your degree? Wondering whether the work experience you have will be enough? Unsure of what to write in your personal statement? Worried about the interviews? Considering your finances for the degree? Deciding what colleges to put in your … More Exploring Graduate Entry Into Medicine
This post originally appeared on the Careers Group blog. Whether you’re a medical student or a foundation trainee, the prospect of divorcing yourself from a world you’ve (heavily) invested in is a huge one. In order to be sure of making the right decision in the first place, Year 11 and 12 students spend time … More Want to leave the world of medicine?
For final-year students wanting to apply to medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine, now is the time that you should be completing your personal statements. If you’re not sure where to start or how to structure it, here are my tips. And if you’re still early on in your degree but thinking about applying for medicine/dentistry/veterinary … More Writing Your Personal Statement for Medicine