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Echolalia!

When I was at school I had it all planned out; my favourite subjects were art and graphics and I was going to carry on with those, become a graphic designer and maybe, just maybe, get the dream job of being designer for a glossy magazine. Then I did my work experience in the art …

Research projects and the BMedSci

Hey, it’s Rob again. Now that exam period is starting to come to an end for most people I guess if you are thinking about medicine your mind has started to turn towards applications. One thing that I think people tend to overlook too much is where to apply. There are so many things to …

Full body dissection

Hi! I’m Jane and I’m just coming to the end of my 3rd year as a medical student at Nottingham! Deciding where to apply to medical school can feel somewhat overwhelming due to the large numbers of factors to consider. One aspect of the course which attracted me to study at Nottingham was the prospect …

First in the family

Hi, I’m Amy and I’m a third-year medical student here at the University of Nottingham. I’m not only the first person in my family to go to university, but also the first to move out of the village my family lives in in North Wales! Even though it may sound like a big step, I’d …

Transitioning from pre-clinical to clinical phase

Hi! I’m Abby. I’m a third year medical student, which means I only started my clinical phase only a month ago- and I simply can’t believe it because time has flown by so so quickly! Clinical phase is really an exciting time because you finally feel like you’re studying to be a doctor. You wake …

Money – student loans and how to stretch them!

Hello! My name’s Andrea, I am in my third year, and have just started the very exciting clinical phase of the course! One of my biggest worries about university was money – thoughts of the thousands of pounds involved and budgeting for myself made me feel ill! I thought I’d introduce my experiences of dealing with …