So you want to be a doctor?

Paperback | November 10, 2013

byHarveer Dev, David Metcalfe, Stephan Sanders

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Applying for medical school needn't be such a daunting prospect with this book on your side. Packed with insight, tips, and information you won't find anywhere else, the second edition of So you want to be a doctor? is an essential guide to the application process from start to finish. Over 100 medical students and admissions tutors have contributed to unique profiles of every medical school in the UK. An insider point-of-view on each school is complimented by straight-forward rankings of each school by the cost of living, the difficulty of the course, and the competition for eachplace. With such a comprehensive and honest survey of UK medical schools, choosing the right one for you has never been easier.Alongside these profiles, this guide is packed with practical advice for every step of the application process. Find out what kind of work experience is best, and how to go about getting it. Prepare for your interview with an updated chapter including sample questions taken from the directexperience of successful medical school candidates. Ace your UKCAT or BMAT by learning how to approach the tests strategically and practising with the included sample questions. So you want to be a doctor? Then you'll need this book!

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Applying for medical school needn't be such a daunting prospect with this book on your side. Packed with insight, tips, and information you won't find anywhere else, the second edition of So you want to be a doctor? is an essential guide to the application process from start to finish. Over 100 medical students and admissions tutors ha...

Harveer Dev graduated with a BA(Hons) in Natural Sciences (2008) and a MB BChir (2011) from the University of Cambridge. He held various education roles for the University of Cambridge, including as Preclinical Supervisor for St Edmund's College. He won a number of medical school prizes and undertook an elective in urology at Weill Co...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:November 10, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199686866

ISBN - 13:9780199686865

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Table of Contents

Becoming a doctor1. Making the decision2. Succeeding at A-level3. Taking a gap year4. Getting a life5. Work experience6. Preparing for admission tests7. Choosing a medical school8. Undergraduate medical schools9. Perfecting the UCAS form10. Getting into Oxbridge11. Graduate entry medicine12. Graduate entry medical schools13. Non-traditional applications14. How to succeed at interview15. If things don't work out16. Making the most of medical school17. Sample BMAT and UKCAT questions18. Useful resources

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"Recommended as a useful resource by NHS Medical Careers." --Medicalcareers.nhs.uk