Applying for medical school needn't be such a daunting prospect with this book on your side. Packed with insight, tips, and information you won't find anywhere else, the second edition of So you want to be a doctor? is an essential guide to the application process from start to finish.
Over 100 medical students and admissions tutors have contributed to unique profiles of every medical school in the UK. An insider point-of-view on each school is complemented by straight-forward rankings of each school by the cost of living, the difficulty of the course, and the competition for each place. With such a comprehensive and honest survey of UK medical schools, choosing the right one for you has never been easier.
Alongside these profiles, this guide is packed with practical advice for every step of the application process. Find out what kind of work experience is best, and how to go about getting it. Prepare for your interview with an updated chapter including sample questions taken from the direct experience of successful medical school candidates. Ace your UKCAT or BMAT by learning how to approach the tests strategically and practising with the included sample questions.
So you want to be a doctor? Then you'll need this book!
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 550 g
Dimensions: 233 x 157 x 16 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
Review from previous edition If you work hard and use this book as a guide you could be strolling the wards wearing your new stethoscope before you know it! * Professor the Lord Darzi of Denham *
An extremely helpful book for anyone applying to medicine. With helpful points and profiles for each medical school including graduate entry programs, this book has everything you need to help you make a smart application. * Goodreads customer review *
Forget the rest: read this! I wish I had come across this sooner, it has still been a huge help and I feel very positive about the challenging application process ahead. Thank you Sanders, Metcalfe and Dev! * Amazon customer review *
Recommended as a useful resource by NHS Medical Careers. * Medicalcareers.nhs.uk *