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Getting Into Guides – Medical School

Adam Cross (Vice Principal, ý Birmingham), Emily Lucas (Director of Supplementary and University Applications, ý Birmingham), 28th edition

Becoming a doctor is an incredibly popular career choice and with around 10 applications made for every university place, competition is tougher than ever. It’s not enough to have top A level grades and evidence of work experience – to be in with a chance you need a sound knowledge of current medical issues and be able to demonstrate true commitment to a career in medicine.

Getting into Medical School is packed with essential advice and useful tips to help land a place at the medical school of your choice, giving you everything you need to embark on your dream career. With practical, detailed guidance on the entire application process including:

  • Advice on how to secure valuable work experience
  • How to prepare a brilliant personal statement
  • Guidance on how to make a great impression at interview
  • Details of current medical issues and tips on taking the UCAT and BMAT aptitude tests

Getting into Medical School

"I had a lot of help with my university application through the Medical School Programme at ý. There was tuition for the standardised tests, talks from current medical students and doctors, and mock interview practice. ý completely changed my opinion of private schools."


Grades achieved at ý: AAB Progressed to: Medicine at the University of Liverpool


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