This article provides a valuable collection of tips on how to approach establishing rapport with a patient when taking a history.
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This article explains how the Prescribing Safety Assessment (PSA) is structured and provides some useful tips for performing well on the exam.
We often get caught up in the next. The next deadline. The next exam. The next rotation. The next clinic. The next patient. The next… the next… the next.
A medical student reflects on their first crash call and how it feels to encounter death in the hospital.
A collection of tips for medical students making the transition to being a first-year junior doctor (FY1).
A call to action from one healthcare professional to another, emphasising the importance of open communication about mental health issues in the medical community.
A handy collection of tips to help you prepare for the dreaded OSCEs.
We’ve all heard how difficult it is to get into medical school – the process can seem really long and daunting. Having made it through the other side, here are my top tips!
When it comes to writing your personal statement for medicine, having a clear focus and message is key. You’re trying to stand out from hundreds of other applicants, whilst being completely honest and true to yourself.
This article provides several tips to improve your personal statement.
The Situational Judgment Test, or SJT, is one of the most important exams you will sit in medical school. We’ve compiled our top 10 tips to excel in the SJT, taken from several high scoring applicants in 2018.
One medical student’s experience of medical school, including advice for fellow students.
We’ve gathered together a bunch of useful tips for the UKCAT with the aim of helping to improve your chances of getting a great score on the UKCAT! All of our tips are written by medical students who obtained high scores on the UKCAT.