At medical school

Starting medical school is daunting for anyone. This section offers some insights, information and advice on what you can expect studying medicine. You might even find some useful resources.

Wherever you are studying, there are many common traits to all courses. Take a look at the links below and get a flavour of what you can expect as well as some top tips to get you read for life as a doctor:

  • There are a number of books that can help you through medical school and to get you ready for becoming a doctor. 

    • Succeeding in Your Medical Degree: Becoming Tomorrow’s Doctors – Learning Matters, part of SAGE (2011)

    • Life as a Medical Student: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – published by BPP Learning Media (2013)

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