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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...

Useful Extracurricular Activities If You Want to Study Medicine

If you have decided to apply to study medicine, there can be a mountain of expectations placed on your academic results. But the question is: what else can you do? What useful extracurricular activities will help you on your way to becoming a medical student? When a...

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...

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 To Use LinkedIn Effectively

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...

Three Things I Learned in the Scholastica Discussion Group

Three Things I Learned in the Scholastica Discussion Group

I was really lucky to attend the Oxford Scholastica Academy back in 2017 as part of the Creative Writing Summer School. In one of our classes, our teacher introduced us to an article by William Deresiewiez, discussing the disadvantages students face at an ‘elite’...

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Ultimate Guide to Finding Your Perfect Summer School

Ultimate Guide to Finding Your Perfect Summer School

There are thousands of summer schools worldwide, all promising to offer a life-changing week or twelve, but only the very best can actually live up to this claim. So, without visiting every single one out there, how do you find your perfect summer school? We’ve put...

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Finding A Mentor

Finding A Mentor

Whether you’re looking to make the jump between school and university, or to make a name for yourself in your chosen field of work, you’ve probably thought about how much easier some things would be if you could just ask someone who’s already been through it about...

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A Guide To The College Admissions Cycle

A Guide To The College Admissions Cycle

Your college application can be potentially stressful and intimidating, but it needn’t be a confusing process. We’ve prepared this handy college admissions guide to help you apply to some of the best universities worldwide. Whether you’re thinking of a college...

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10 Books Every Business and Economics Student Should Read

10 Books Every Business and Economics Student Should Read

Preparing to study business and economics? Or do you think you might be interested but don’t really know that much about it? We have a reading list for you.  Below, we have listed ten books from the huge literature available on business and economics topics. There is...

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8 Books Every Engineering Student Should Read

8 Books Every Engineering Student Should Read

Studying engineering is an exciting but challenging venture. It is essential that engineers keep a broad and open mind, coupling this with rigour and analytical skills. Reading around your subject is a great way to encounter new ways of thinking, and to prepare to...

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