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Medical School: The Applicant’s Guide

Medicine is widely known to be one of the most competitive and demanding degrees in the world. This practical guide provides invaluable information and advice from over sixty students, doctors and professors in the field, collating the essential insights you need to excel. It provides thorough and clear explanations on how to maximise your chances to gain entry into medical school.

List of topics

You will learn how to:

  • Optimally approach medical school applications
  • Succeed in interviews
  • Perform well in medical entry exams such as UKCAT, BMAT and GAMSAT
  • Effectively manage your finances
  • Make the most of a gap year
  • Consider alternative routes into medicine

ISBN: 978-93-80573-27-4

Print Copy
£ 16.99

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Authors’ details

Dr Kapil Sugand MBBS, BSc

Dr Mahiben Maruthappu BM BCh, MA


Mr Joseph Shalboub MBBS, BSc, MRCS, FHEA, PhD

Professor Alison H McGregor Msc, MCSP, PhD

Professor Christopher K Bulstrode MA Zoology, MA NatSci (Cantab), MCh, BM BCh,, FRCS (Orth)

Professor Peter H Abrahams MBBS, FRCS, FRCR, DO

Print copy (Soft back)
  • Print Copy: 172 pages
  • Multicolor printing on Glossy Art paper
  • Laminated Art Paper (cover page)
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  • 1st Edition: September 2013
  • eBook: 172 pages
  • Operating System Independent Online Edition
  • Viewable using any device (PC, laptop, smart phones and tablets)
  • Needs an active Internet connection and supporting flash
  • Cannot be downloaded for off-line viewing
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  • 1st Edition: September 2013

Peer review and customer review
Peer review

"Contained in this guide is a treasure trove of invaluable information. The text is concise, lucid and readable. I recommend this book without reservation"
Sir Graeme Catto, MD, DSc, FRCP, FMedSci, FRSE
Current President of the College of Medicine

Customer review

"An incredibly resourceful book for prospective medical applicants. Student testimonials and multiple links to further reading makes this book a very useful starting point."
Mr Chetan Khatri
Medical Student, Imperial College London

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