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7 Books Every Prospective Medical Student Should Read

7 Books Every Prospective Medical Student Should Read

Anatomy and physiology textbooks will likely be at your side throughout your medical studies, and you’ll be reading through countless scientific papers, but you might want to read something beforehand that gives you insight into the world of medicine in practice –...

Why You Should Be a Scientific Researcher

Why You Should Be a Scientific Researcher

There is a teapot flying around the moon, too small to be seen by any modern telescope. Much closer to us, there are birds flying through the sky. One of these claims is, of course, nonsense. Last time we checked, there was no crockery orbiting anything in space. Even...

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Criminal Psychology: The Mind of a Murderer

Criminal Psychology: The Mind of a Murderer

Criminal psychology has gained traction over the last few years, with popular true crime documentaries taking the world by storm. We take a look at why it’s so important to have people researching criminal psychology.     Criminal or Patient?   Imagine...

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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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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 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....

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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 residential Medicine summer school...

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The Best Universities In The World To Study Medicine 2020

The Best Universities In The World To Study Medicine 2020

A degree in medicine spans many years, so it’s important to make a good choice when committing yourself to this course of study! This guide is designed to help you figure out where in the world you want to study and practice medicine.  But first, what does studying...

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A Guide To Studying Science At University In The UK

A Guide To Studying Science At University In The UK

What does it mean to study science at university?   Studying science at university is, in some ways, similar to how you might have studied science at school. You'll learn through a mixture of theory and practice via lectures, tutorials and labs. But there are...

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