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Hometown / Country: Newcastle, UK
A Levels: Biology, Chemistry, Maths, English Literature
Degree: Medicine
Stage of Study: Second Year
Interests at Uni: MedSoc, windband, orchestra, baking society, drinking lots of tea and eating lots of cake

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Which Revision Method Suits You?

We all know that revision is essential for exam prep, but how do you actually do it?

So much to do in semester two as a medic

Hello again people! Time for a quick catch up. It feels like this year is flying past, but I’m definitely glad it’s the holidays after what felt like our most difficult semester yet. Here’s a whistle-stop tour of what us second year medics have been up to on our course. After January exams finished, we had one
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7 Steps to Choosing Your Firm

To everyone already in the fantastic position of having multiple university offers to choose from – very well done! If you’re having difficulty choosing which uni to firm, here’s 7 things to consider that will hopefully make the right choice clear. 1. The course Which of your choices has the best quality course? Or the modules that
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Where do students live in Newcastle?

After spending a year in the bubble of university halls, you’ll probably be excited to get out into the real world and experience living in another side of Newcastle. But when everyone’s frantically arranging viewings and signing tenancy agreements, how do you avoid rushing into a decision you might regret? Think location, location, location… Jesmond
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How to manage revision during the holidays

We’ve made it to the Christmas holidays! FINALLY! Four long weeks off, sure to be filled with fun, festivities and… Revision?!?! For many of us, these holidays are overshadowed by January exams or coursework deadlines to meet. The thought of doing more work at home (when all you want to do is eat all the
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5 Tips for Medical School Interview Succes...

It has begun – the eagerly-awaited interview invitation emails are starting to pop up in medicine applicants’ inboxes. In January and February hundreds of interviews will be held at Newcastle, forming the basis of who receives an offer. It may be slightly scary that this 30-minute-long chat can determine whether you’re bestowed the pleasure of being a future doctor, but
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