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How To Use LinkedIn Effectively

LinkedIn is an amazing resource for students and graduates as much as it is for working professionals. But few people actually know how to use LinkedIn effectively to harness its full potential. This guide will help you make the most of your LinkedIn profile, whether...

A Guide to Medical Specialties

Medical students are often confident in stating their desire to 'become a doctor'. But what about the specific types of medical practice that are open to you? By no means do you need to have your whole medical career path mapped out at the beginning of medical school....

How Can Students Develop Resilience?

Today’s young people face unprecedented mental health challenges. Never has it been more important that we understand both why this is happening, and how to support young people to develop strategies which can shore up their mental wellbeing. Teens face increasing...

The Ultimate Guide To Summer Internships

What is an internship?   There are so many productive things you can do with your school holidays, and an internship is one of the most valuable! An internship is a temporary period of work with a company. It differs from more casual work experience and...
A Guide to Medical Specialties

A Guide to Medical Specialties

Medical students are often confident in stating their desire to 'become a doctor'. But what about the specific types...

The Once and Future Norm

The Once and Future Norm

Things must not have been as good as they seemed. Because we already know we aren’t going back to them - even once we can. A collective casualty of Covid is our old way of life. Once Covid is resolved through vaccines, herd immunity, or accepted numbers of deaths in...

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The Lessons of Covid School

The Lessons of Covid School

Education is a lifelong process, and every single one of us is now in Covid school.  What do we do with a plague that became a quarantine that became a school? It can be hard to distinguish between Covid and his lessons, between the suffering of plague and the...

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Five Tips for Productive Study at Home

Five Tips for Productive Study at Home

Even for the most productive amongst us, working from home can often be a challenge. The temptation to stay in pyjamas, just finish watching that one episode or treat ourselves to an extra hour in bed can be a hard habit to quit. However, these tips and tricks ensure...

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Life As A Medical Student

Life As A Medical Student

What to Expect and How to Prepare   Whether you’ve just made the decision that you want to pursue a career in medicine or you just got accepted into medical school (congratulations!), you’re probably wondering what life as a medical student is like. What is it...

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Mock Clinics: What Is The Medicine Challenge?

Mock Clinics: What Is The Medicine Challenge?

All of our summer courses here at the Oxford Scholastica Academy include a Challenge. These Challenges allow you to put everything you’ve learned over the course of the program into practice. If you’re taking part in one of our Medicine summer school courses, you’ll...

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7 Books Every Medical Student Should Read

7 Books Every Medical Student Should Read

Anatomy and physiology textbooks will likely be at your side during your medical studies, and you’ll be reading through countless scientific papers. But whether you’re already studying medicine, are about to start, or are still thinking about it, you might want to...

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The Ultimate Guide To Postgraduate Study

The Ultimate Guide To Postgraduate Study

What is postgraduate study?   Postgraduate study is further study after your undergraduate degree, which could be a bachelor’s or integrated master’s degree. Some postgraduate courses require you to have particular undergraduate degrees, others don’t. There are...

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