A-Level Results Day

It’s that time of year again…A-LEVEL RESULTS DAY!

It’s been a whirlwind of a year since I was a nervous wreck waiting for my results to come through, but I won’t ever forget the day nor how it changed my life (cliche as it may sound)! Results day can be the best or worst day of your life, and there’s no denying the fact that whatever the outcome things will change. Even if you aren’t off to university, I feel that you become a true adult after opening ‘the’ envelope (or looking online) and that life suddenly starts to feel ‘real’!Continue reading “A-Level Results Day”

Making the most of the summer post GCSE’s, AS-levels, A-levels and beyond…

As exam season comes to an end and the summer break is beginning, many people can become stuck in a mundane routine of binge-watching TV shows and eating their way through everything in the kitchen cupboards. BUT, in order to make your personal statement stand out (both for medical school applications and others), you must make the most of the time off. From finding a part time job to volunteering at your local hospital to backpacking across Asia, find something you can do, want to do and most importantly would enjoy doing.Continue reading “Making the most of the summer post GCSE’s, AS-levels, A-levels and beyond…”

Preparing for exam season

As exams quickly approach, many of us can succumb to the stress and worry of making sure we succeed. I know for me that exam season is the period where I am most prone to lashing out at my loved ones (not intentionally, but a side effect of the stress), and although I am still prone to an occasional snappy remark to my parents, it is something that I have been able to work on with the help of a few tips I have found.Continue reading “Preparing for exam season”

A day in the life of a Biomedical Sciences student

For this blog post, I have changed the style and decided to run with a timeline of one of my days as a Biomedical Sciences student. I thought that this would be useful for those thinking about studying Biomed (and especially those who have received offers recently).

This post is based on March 13th…Continue reading “A day in the life of a Biomedical Sciences student”