My First Stethoscope…?

I always thought there would be a definitive moment that I’d get my first stethoscope. I’ve never been one to jump the gun so I didn’t buy a stethoscope the moment I got into medical school. Most people don’t have one when they start medical school. I remember midway into first year, in one of…

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Exams in Medical School

How are you examined? When are your exams? Do you have to write essays? All questions that I get asked time and time again…so guess what (I’m sure you know the drill by now) I’m going to be answering all these questions by talking about how we are assessed in the first 2 years of…

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Quotes From Year 1 of Medical School

Yes, I know this post is horrendously late, but better late than never right? I actually started writing this post midway through the year, but it’s been sitting in my “drafts” folder waiting for some more attention for a long time. I suppose I was enjoying my Summer too much, so now you’re all going…

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Throwback to my Med School Offer…

Today, I’m bringing you all a more traditional story time blog post. This whole blog was originally created to document my journey through medical school and share my own personal experiences, but over time I can see I’ve been kind of drifting away from that because many of you are asking for tips and advice on…

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The Ultimate UKCAT Tips Post (3 in 1)

With exams out of the way many of you will be shifting your focus to the UKCAT. The UKCAT is tricky, there’s no doubt about that and unless you’ve done it before (which the large majority of you wouldn’t have) it’s difficult to know how exactly you should prepare. I’ve put together a bundle of…

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Anatomy: A Love-Hate Relationship

There’s nothing in the world that satisfies the description of a “love-hate relationship” more than Anatomy. There are many times I’ve declared just how much I love Anatomy, awed at the intricacy of the human body; yet equally as many times I’ve expressed how this subject is totally driving me crazy and teared my hair…

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