The Essential Guide to Becoming a Doctor
- By: Rhona MacDonald
“How do bicycle gears work?” and “Do you think that those who can afford private medical cover should be forced to have it?” are examples of questions that you might be asked at an interview for a place at medical school. How do I know this? Because this little treasure of a book told me so.
The authors come across like your worldly wise occasionally teasing older brothers, taking you by the hand through everything from completing your application form for the Universities and Colleges Admission Service (UCAS) to sorting out your finances. The guide includes personal views and loads of interesting statistics.
The language is simple and easy to follow and pitched just right for the target audience of older school pupils who are considering medicine. But Becoming a Doctor should also be beneficial to most medical students because some chapters deal with life at medical school and what