Over the coming year, our team of bloggers will give you an insight into what it’s like to be a medical student, in both the early years and then the clinical part of the course. We will also be blogging about our extra-curricular activities, money and travel opportunities to give you a real taste of what it’s like to be a medical student. Continue reading Welcome to Med School Life!
Medicine Work Experience Week Applications are OPEN!
Having work experience before applying to medical school is essential; due to the competitive nature of the application process, it’s impossible to get a place without it. Securing placements can be tricky, especially for students who don’t have relatives who are doctors which therefore puts them at a disadvantage. Continue reading Work Experience Opportunity with WAMS
If you’re still waiting for university offers, have a re-read of Fern’s great advice on how to stay positive!
My name is Fern Buller and, in some sort of miracle, I am now a second year medical student at Nottingham. This past year has been the most amazing experience; I have loved almost every moment of it (I’d be mad if I loved exam period). It is made even sweeter knowing how hard I worked to get here. Continue reading The Wait for University Offers…
Hayley again, with some advice on MMI!
The University of Nottingham School of Medicine has recently moved from the traditional interview style to the multi mini interview (MMI) format which many universities seem to be doing nowadays. Continue reading Medical School Admissions — Multi Mini Interviews (MMI)
Hi there, my name’s Hayley and I’m a second year medical student at Nottingham.
I remember coming back to med school thinking “first year is officially over, I’m a fifth way through the course-it’s all going so fast!” Continue reading Life as a Second Year Medical Student
The reality of General Practice
General practice is a huge part of medicine and can get overlooked, especially by television/media image of what it is to be a doctor – the stereotype, constantly running to crash calls and saving lives 24/7. But in reality there is so much more to the job than the ‘drama’. Continue reading Work Experience in General Practice
Here’s a quick refresh of what to do and what not to do in your first year! Continue reading Fresher Fails!
Hi, my name’s Jess and I’m a third year medical student at Nottingham! You’ve trekked to the open days, done the UKCAT, written your personal statement and are now waiting for those all-important interviews! Continue reading Interview Experience