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.
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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.
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