how to become a doctor Application Updates

Welcome to Medic Mentor’s new blog, where we will be tracking and posting new resources and stories about our Mentors, Scholars and Applying students.  This blog has been created to keep  you updated with the latest news and changes from Health Education England, UCAS and medical schools.

 

The Waiting Game

Hi everyone, my name is Megan and I’m in my first year of medicine at the University of Bristol. The wait for my interview invitations, offers and exam results led to a panic-stricken year for me, as I’m sure it has many others. I jumped at the opportunity to write...

It’s Okay to Not be Okay

My name is Erin Kelly.  I’m a second year medical student at the University of Glasgow.  I’m twenty years old.  My favourite colour is pink.  I like dancing, swimming and listening to music.  In 2018 I was diagnosed with depression and...

My Volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to learn new skills, meet new people and give back to your community. There are so many different charities to choose from meaning there’s something for everyone. There are endless skills that you can learn throughout this experience all of...

MMI Interview Format

I thought I knew what to expect from MMI as soon as I knew the name- Multiple Mini Interviews. It sounds straightforward, station x assesses your communication, station y gives you an ethical dilemma: and it’s not like that summation is wrong- it just fails to explore...

New UCAT Blog

Hello everyone and welcome to the first UCAT blog post! My name is Rebecca and I’m a first-year medical student at the University of Glasgow.  I am your new virtual UCAT instructor guiding you through the minefield that is UCAT!  But for those of you enrolled onto...

Exeter Med School Goes into UCAS Extra

Exeter Medical School has listed medical school places through UCAS Extra, so if you have been rejected from all of your medical schools then you may wish to consider this as an option.  We don't anticipate that they will have places available for long so you must act...