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So you want to be a doctor? : the ultimate guide to getting into medical school, Harveer Dev, David Metcalfe, Stephan Sanders

Label
So you want to be a doctor? : the ultimate guide to getting into medical school
Title
So you want to be a doctor?
Title remainder
the ultimate guide to getting into medical school
Statement of responsibility
Harveer Dev, David Metcalfe, Stephan Sanders
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Applying for medical school needn't be such a daunting prospect with this book on your side. Packed with insight, tips, and information you won't find anywhere else, the second edition of So you want to be a doctor? is an essential guide to the application process from start to finish. Over 100 medical students and admissions tutors have contributed to unique profiles of every medical school in the UK. An insider point-of-view on each school is complimented by straight-forward rankings of each school by the cost of living, the difficulty of the course, and the competition for each place. With
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Sanders, Stephan
Dewey number
610.71/141
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R838.4
LC item number
.S36 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
W 18
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dev, Harveer
  • Metcalfe, David
Series statement
Success in medicine
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  • Medical colleges
  • Medical colleges
  • Medicine
  • Education, Medical
  • School Admission Criteria
  • Schools, Medical
  • Vocational Guidance
  • United Kingdom
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Medical colleges
  • Medical colleges
  • Medicine
  • Great Britain
Label
So you want to be a doctor? : the ultimate guide to getting into medical school, Harveer Dev, David Metcalfe, Stephan Sanders
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous edition: 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; So you want to be a doctor?; Copyright; Dedication; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contributors; Contents; Becoming a doctor; 1 Making the decision; Do you want to be a doctor?; Deciding to be a doctor; Training to be a doctor; Being a doctor; Types of doctor; The cost of medical school; 2 Succeeding at A-level; Choosing subjects; Succeeding throughout the year; Preparing for exams; Private tuition; Exams; 3 Taking a gap year; Should you take a gap year?; Where to go; What to do; How to fi nd out more; 4 Getting a life; Why do extracurricular activities?; What can you do?
  • A few examples5 Work experience; Work experience; Arranging work experience; Preparing for work experience; Making the most of shadowing; Volunteering; Employment; Research experience; If all else fails . . .; 6 Preparing for admission tests; The use of admission tests; Preparing and taking the tests; Admission test strategy; The UKCAT; The BMAT; 7 Choosing a medical school; The medical school; Types of course; Types of university; Summary of medical schools; Competitiveness of medical schools; The applicant; A guide to decide; League tables; Performance after medical school
  • How to fi nd out more8 Undergraduate medical schools; Understanding the profiles; England; Birmingham; Brighton and Sussex; Bristol; Cambridge; Durham; Exeter; Hull York; Keele; Lancaster; Leeds; Leicester; Liverpool; London-Barts and The London; London-Imperial College; London-King's College; London-St George's; London-University College (UCL); Manchester; Newcastle; Nottingham; Oxford; Plymouth; Sheffield; Southampton; University of East Anglia (UEA); Northern Ireland; Queen's, Belfast; Scotland; Aberdeen; Dundee; Edinburgh; Glasgow; St Andrews; Wales; Cardiff; Overseas
  • Charles University, Prague9 Perfecting the UCAS form; The UCAS application form; Your school reference; The personal statement; What to include; What to avoid; Finishing the statement; Personal statements; 10 Getting into Oxbridge; Oxbridge demystified; The Oxbridge experience; The colleges; Studying medicine at Oxbridge; The Oxbridge interview; Inside the Oxbridge interview; 11 Graduate entry medicine; Introducing graduate medicine; The academic requirements; Making the most of your time; Work experience; Choosing a graduate entry course; 12 Graduate entry medical schools
  • Understanding the profilesEngland; Birmingham; Bristol; Cambridge; Leicester; Liverpool; London-Barts and The London; London-Imperial College; London-King's College; London-St George's; Newcastle; Nottingham; Oxford; Southampton; Warwick; Wales; Swansea; 13 Non-traditional applications; Non-traditional qualifi cations; Non-traditional backgrounds; Fitness to practise; 14 How to succeed at interview; The medical school interview; Preparing for the interview; Predictable questions; Ethical principles; A few ethical dilemmas; Ethics in modern healthcare; Science in the medical interview
Control code
894538324
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 345 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191510496
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
99960441190
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
557749
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)894538324
Label
So you want to be a doctor? : the ultimate guide to getting into medical school, Harveer Dev, David Metcalfe, Stephan Sanders
Publication
Note
Previous edition: 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; So you want to be a doctor?; Copyright; Dedication; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contributors; Contents; Becoming a doctor; 1 Making the decision; Do you want to be a doctor?; Deciding to be a doctor; Training to be a doctor; Being a doctor; Types of doctor; The cost of medical school; 2 Succeeding at A-level; Choosing subjects; Succeeding throughout the year; Preparing for exams; Private tuition; Exams; 3 Taking a gap year; Should you take a gap year?; Where to go; What to do; How to fi nd out more; 4 Getting a life; Why do extracurricular activities?; What can you do?
  • A few examples5 Work experience; Work experience; Arranging work experience; Preparing for work experience; Making the most of shadowing; Volunteering; Employment; Research experience; If all else fails . . .; 6 Preparing for admission tests; The use of admission tests; Preparing and taking the tests; Admission test strategy; The UKCAT; The BMAT; 7 Choosing a medical school; The medical school; Types of course; Types of university; Summary of medical schools; Competitiveness of medical schools; The applicant; A guide to decide; League tables; Performance after medical school
  • How to fi nd out more8 Undergraduate medical schools; Understanding the profiles; England; Birmingham; Brighton and Sussex; Bristol; Cambridge; Durham; Exeter; Hull York; Keele; Lancaster; Leeds; Leicester; Liverpool; London-Barts and The London; London-Imperial College; London-King's College; London-St George's; London-University College (UCL); Manchester; Newcastle; Nottingham; Oxford; Plymouth; Sheffield; Southampton; University of East Anglia (UEA); Northern Ireland; Queen's, Belfast; Scotland; Aberdeen; Dundee; Edinburgh; Glasgow; St Andrews; Wales; Cardiff; Overseas
  • Charles University, Prague9 Perfecting the UCAS form; The UCAS application form; Your school reference; The personal statement; What to include; What to avoid; Finishing the statement; Personal statements; 10 Getting into Oxbridge; Oxbridge demystified; The Oxbridge experience; The colleges; Studying medicine at Oxbridge; The Oxbridge interview; Inside the Oxbridge interview; 11 Graduate entry medicine; Introducing graduate medicine; The academic requirements; Making the most of your time; Work experience; Choosing a graduate entry course; 12 Graduate entry medical schools
  • Understanding the profilesEngland; Birmingham; Bristol; Cambridge; Leicester; Liverpool; London-Barts and The London; London-Imperial College; London-King's College; London-St George's; Newcastle; Nottingham; Oxford; Southampton; Warwick; Wales; Swansea; 13 Non-traditional applications; Non-traditional qualifi cations; Non-traditional backgrounds; Fitness to practise; 14 How to succeed at interview; The medical school interview; Preparing for the interview; Predictable questions; Ethical principles; A few ethical dilemmas; Ethics in modern healthcare; Science in the medical interview
Control code
894538324
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 345 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191510496
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
99960441190
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
557749
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)894538324

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