“Every entry process has its hoops and processes and ‘The Unofficial Guide to Getting into Medical School‘ is designed to help you navigate these and demonstrate why you are special and why you should be offered a medical school place. It is written by a distinguished group of medical students, who have based their book on numerous surveys, discussions, and personal experience. This innovative book represents the definitive guide for anyone wanting to maximize their chances of becoming a doctor. As you go through the application process use this book as a guide through the toughest storms until you finally succeed. Endurance lies behind the success of every great doctor and this book will help you to reach that starting point of the best career ever.”
Professor Michael Dixon
LVO OBE FRCGP
Chair of the College of Medicine. Social Prescription Champion NHS England.
Visiting Professor University College London.
Chapter 1. Introduction: Setting up the Scene
Chapter 2. Medicine: Past, Present, and Future
Chapter 3. UK Medical Practice and Career Progression
Chapter 4. The Different Roles of a Doctor
Chapter 5. Medical Ethics and Law
Chapter 6. Work Experience: Getting Involved
Chapter 7: Mastering Entrance Exams: The UKCAT and BMAT
Chapter 8. Dissecting the Perfect Medical School Personal Statement
Chapter 9. Acing the Medical School Interview
Chapter 10. A Guide for Non-Traditional Applicants
Bonus Chapter. Geeky Corner