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How To ACE Getting Into Medical School

Entry into Medicine in the UK is hugely competitive!

Approximately 20-25% of applicants are successful in securing an offer at first attempt. 
Early and th
orough preparation is, therefore, key to succeeding.

This comprehensive one-day online course is designed to provide aspiring medical students with the knowledge and tools they need to navigate the admissions process successfully.

The course is divided into several sections, each focusing on essential aspects of the Medicine application process, included the dreaded interview experience!

How can we help you succeed at getting into Medicine?

  • Faculty of doctors who have successfully completed the International Baccalaureate (IB) and A-levels.

  • Our panel have excelled in the UKCAT and BMAT exams, showcasing their high scores and expertise in test preparation.

  • Faculty members have experienced both MMI and traditional format interviews from a wide range of universities including Imperial, Oxford and Cambridge and can offer comprehensive insights into different interview styles and techniques.

  • We have served as interview panellists at competitive medical schools, providing invaluable perspectives and insider knowledge on what interviewers look for.

  • Personalised instruction and guidance from faculty members with first-hand experience in the admissions process.

  • Comprehensive resources and practical tips to enhance your understanding and readiness for medical school admissions, including the interview process.

MEDICINE 2024 Entry

ACE Medicine & Surgery are dedicated to helping you succeed in gaining admission to medical school at first attempt! 

Online course dates 2023 (£125)


September Date TBC 

Course Overview

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM: Introduction to Medical School Admissions in the UK

  • Understanding the requirements and expectations of UK medical schools

  • Overview of the application process in the UK

  • Key factors considered by UK medical schools

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Building a Strong Medical School Application

  • Academic requirements and prerequisites for UK medical schools

  • Crafting a compelling personal statement

  • Selecting the right referees and obtaining strong reference letters

  • Highlighting relevant extracurricular activities and work experience

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM: Break

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM: The UK Medical Admissions Test (UKCAT) and the Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT)

  • Overview of the UKCAT and BMAT

  • Test structure, content, and scoring

  • Preparation strategies and resources

  • Tips for managing test anxiety

  • Practice questions and sample exercises

12:45 PM - 1:30 PM: Lunch Break

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM: Medical School Interviews: Preparation and Strategies

  • Understanding the interview formats: MMI, panel, and traditional

  • Common interview questions and how to approach them

  • Developing effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • Role-playing scenarios and mock interviews

  • Feedback and improvement strategies

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Break

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM: Exploring European Medical Schools

  • Overview of medical education in select European countries

  • Application processes and requirements for European medical schools

  • Advantages and challenges of studying medicine in Europe

  • Recognising the importance of language proficiency

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM: Q&A Session and Closing Remarks

  • Addressing any remaining questions and concerns

  • Recap of key points from the course

  • Next steps in the journey towards medical school, whether in the UK or Europe

Please note that the timings provided are approximate and may be subject to adjustments based on the specific needs and pace of the participants.

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