Category Archives: Med school interviews

Medical school application experience from 2012 entry


It has really been a tough year in terms of applying to a medical school. It seems like there is much ado about the prospect of landing a medical school place. A career in medicine is very varied and there … Continue reading

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Medical Interview Preparation


In recent years there has been increasing publicity about errors and malpractice of doctors, both hospital doctors and general practitioners (GPs). Although the medical profession in the UK is usually self- regulated, there have been fears that unless the GMC responds to growing public … Continue reading

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Practice questions for interview


The questions asked during medical school interviews might not all be obvious as they differ from the more generic ‘why medicine’ to more complex ethical questions like ‘why euthanasia’. It might also revolve around socio-economic ‘postcode’ types of questions to … Continue reading

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Duties of a doctor


Medical school applicants are always worried about the scope of the knowledge they should have about being a doctor. Even though the GMC has an annually updated guide for those who aspire to read medicine, I thought it would be better to … Continue reading

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