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Secrets of Success: Getting into Medical School

1st Edition

Edited by Viyaasan Mahalingasivam, Marc Gladman, Manoj Ramachandran

CRC Press

216 pages

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Paperback: 9781853158377
pub: 2009-08-28
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Description

Applying to medical school has become increasingly competitive, with greater numbers of students applying every year. Applicants must take every available opportunity to make themselves stand out amongst the competition if they want to have a chance of getting into the school of their choice. Secrets of Success: Getting into Medical School is written for all potential medical students and is intended to guide applicants on making the right choices in choosing schools and optimizing their performance in the application process.

Table of Contents

Taking the plunge

Do you really want to become a doctor?

Getting the grades

Choosing the right medical school

Working collectively

Demonstrating your qualities

Work experience

Admissions tests

Perfecting your personal statement

Mastering the interview

Hot topics in medicine

Off the beaten track

About the Editors

Viyaasan Mahalingasivam BMedSci
Final year Medical Student, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK

Marc A Gladman MBBS PhD MRCOG MRCS(Eng)
UKCRC Clinical Lecturer in Surgery, Centre for Academic Surgery, Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK

Manoj Ramachandran BSc MBBS MRCS(Eng) FRCS(Tr&Orth)
Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Barts and The London NHS Trust, London, and Honorary Senior Lecturer, William Harvey Research Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED002000
MEDICAL / Administration