Should you join clubs and societies at medical school?

A big welcome to our guest blogger Eleanor Trezise.

Eleanor is a Graduate Entry Medicine student at St Georges Hospital in London.

Eleanor scored in the top 12% in GAMSAT, and this inspired her to launch her own website with the intention of advertising tutoring services and supporting other GAMSAT takers (link at end of blog).  As the site evolved, it has become an important and useful platform for sharing advice and providing resources for everything from completing applications and interview help to study tips and making the most of your time at medical school.  

Some believe the smartest thing to do at medical school is to put your head down and do nothing but study 24/7 in the hope of consistently hitting that top decile. But for many people, it’s not. Hear me out…

The experiences, connections and other benefits you can get from extracurriculars could be invaluable in your future – as well as in the present.

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Need to Learn Anatomy Fast? 5 Tips to Pass Your Anatomy Exam

Are you worried that you've left things too late?

In an ideal world you would have prepared well in advance for your anatomy exam. You would be feeling confident and would be calmly striding into the examination room with a smile on your face – but how often has that happened to you?

 You might be the sort of student who has left it too late and is desperately trying to cram things in at the last minute. Or you may have started revising anatomy early, but no matter how much time you spend on it, it just does not seem to stay in your head.

Whichever group you may find yourself in, there is no question that learning anatomy fast would be a massive bonus.  If you are worried about your upcoming anatomy exam, try these 5 tips which you can apply to any subject to help you get through.

 Learning anatomy quickly and retaining all the facts to pass your exam is the holy grail for any medical student trying to get through medical school.

 Sadly, there is no...

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