How to avoid spending money on your medical school application
How to use free or low cost resources to improve your application to medical school
You need to put a lot of time and energy into applying to medical school, but how much money do you need to spend to make your application competitive?
Several companies offer “paid for” services, with the promise of helping you to increase your chances of receiving a place at medical school. However, you can improve your application without paying for courses or work experience. In this article, I provide guidance on how you can use your initiative and low cost resources to make your application a success.
The Medical Schools Council says the aim of work experience is to help you to develop your knowledge of the attitudes and behaviours that are essential to being a doctor, such as conscientiousness, good communication skills, and the ability to interact with a range of people. You should also gain a realistic understanding of the physical, organisational, and emotional demands of a