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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 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 –...

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16 Best Universities for Medicine in the UK

16 Best Universities for Medicine in the UK

Most people agree that Medicine is one of the most respected professions out there, opening doors to a world of opportunities, from research and travelling to business and policy-making. As you begin your journey into Medicine, one of the biggest questions you’ll face...

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Reasons You Should Be a Scientific Researcher

Reasons 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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Why Study Medicine?

Why Study Medicine?

What is Medicine? Medicine is a field dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases and conditions that affect individuals and communities. It encompasses a range of health care practices evolved to restore and maintain health. The History of...

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How to Become a Doctor in the UK

How to Become a Doctor in the UK

Pursuing a career as a doctor requires a lot of work, effort and commitment, but medicine is arguably one of the most satisfying and rewarding careers out there.  Studying Medicine in the United Kingdom is a particularly special experience. Home to some of the most...

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4 Reasons to Go to a Medicine Summer School

4 Reasons to Go to a Medicine Summer School

Choosing what to study at university is a big decision, and it’s not uncommon for prospective medical students to feel some uncertainty about what to expect from working towards a degree.  Prospective medical students may be hesitant about committing to a five-year...

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A Day in the Life of a Medical Student

A Day in the Life of a Medical Student

A Day in the Life of a Medical StudentCharlotte Mitchell is in her fourth year studying medicine, currently undertaking clinical training at the John Radcliffe Hospital. Hailing from a family of doctors, Charlotte also is a keen tennis player, cellist, and singer, and...

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How to Take Notes in Medical School

How to Take Notes in Medical School

A familiar excitement fills your mind as you begin a new school term. "This semester will be different", you tell yourself; the one where you stay ahead of lecture material, take elegant notes, and absorb information faster. As the lectures begin, you scramble to get...

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A Day in the Life of a Cambridge Medical Student

A Day in the Life of a Cambridge Medical Student

Photo credit: Chris BolandWhether you’re still working out what and where you’d like to study, or you’re already set on applying to medical school in the UK, this whistle-stop tour of a day in the life of a Cambridge Medical student is sure to prove an interesting...

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