GeMS Get into Medical School is now taking bookings for all 2014 courses – click here for more information about the range of courses GeMS offers to help prospective students get into the medical school of their choice.
From the BBC: More than 600,000 teenagers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are receiving results, with head teachers saying changes have caused “a lot of turbulence” in grades. About two-thirds of exam entries were graded between an A* and a C – a fall on last year. And the proportion getting an A* or … Continue reading
To help you familiarise yourself with the new style questions in the 2013 UKCAT, the team at GeMS – Get into Medical School have made sample questions available at the online update page for UKCAT For Dummies, alongside plenty of information on the changes: download them for free here! Good Luck with the UKCAT!
From the BBC: Medical students at the University of Oxford are being equipped with a response vehicle to attend emergencies. South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) has recruited volunteers to administer aid to patients whilst their ambulance response is en route to a scene. To date 34 students have been trained, with 17 having passed a … Continue reading
The 2013 UKCAT exam differs significantly from previous years, both in terms the the nature of the subtests and the number of questions in each section. You can find information on the latest updates, and free online sample new format questions, at the online update page for UKCAT For Dummies. GeMS – Get into Medical … Continue reading
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The GMC have revised Good Medical Practice for 2013. Good Medical Practice outlines the core roles & responsibilities of being a doctor. The latest edition can be found at http://www.gmc-uk.org/gmp2013, with the full PDF being accessible at http://www.gmc-uk.org/GMP_2013.pdf_51447599.pdf Prospective applicants to medical school may find it useful to browse the document, familiarising themselves with the … Continue reading
From the BBC: The likelihood of becoming a student at Oxford or Cambridge Universities can be strongly influenced by date of birth… In seasonal terms, compared to the summer-born applicants, autumn births were 25% more likely to get an Oxbridge place, while for winter and spring births the figures were 17% and 15% more likely … Continue reading
Click here for statistics from the 2012 admissions round (2013 entry) Key points: 1468 people applied; just over 10% received offers. This figure is skewed slightly upwards by the 255 international, fee-paying candidates (only 1 received an eventual offer), but irrespective of this, competition for places remained stiff. The mean BMAT score was 52% (down … Continue reading
Get into Medicine UK would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! For those of you thinking of applying to Medical School next year, the new book from the GeMS team – Get into UK Medical School For Dummies – is now available to buy. Packed full of invaluable … Continue reading