Will

Born and raised in the UK, Will went into medicine late (31) after a career in digital marketing and journalism. He's into football (soccer), learned Spanish after 5 years in Spain, and has had his work published all over the web. Read more.

Does Being A Pharmacy Technician Look Good For Medical School

Does Being a Pharmacy Technician Look Good for Medical School? (Explained)

You want to make some money but get decent clinical experience at the same time. “Working in pharm could be cool”, you think. “Especially as I’m preparing for med.” But does being a pharmacy technician look good for med school? Having experience as a pharmacy technician can be good when it comes to med school …

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No Extracurricular Activities For Med School? Here’s What to Do…

Failed to rack up any volunteer and shadowing hours as extracurriculars for med school? You wouldn’t be the first! But still, you’re panicked and you want to know what to do… No extracurricular activities for med school? Do this… Contact as many clinical volunteering placements as you can. Search out doctors in your area (or …

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How Many Hours of Research for Medical School Is Best? (Explained)

Research. Sounds both intimidating and boring right? Read around various student forums etc. and you’ll see it’s a fundamental part of med school applications. A necessary evil you’ll need to rack up hours doing… Or is it? How many hours of research for medical school do you actually need? Contrary to popular belief, you don’t …

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Volunteer Opportunities In South Florida

17 Medical Volunteer Opportunities in South Florida (Miami, Fort Lauderdale & More!)

Medical volunteer opportunities in South Florida have a lot to offer. Home to many long estabilished hospitals, there are many chances here to learn more about healthcare, medicine and any other aspect of patient care. The opportunities below are open to a range of people curious about healthcare. You won’t get paid (obviously), but you …

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Human Anatomy Coloring Books

Human Anatomy Coloring Books: Are They Worth Your Money? (2021)

On the surface level human anatomy coloring books are super appealing. You get to have fun coloring in pretty pictures while you study right? But are they effective? That’s the key question!As a med student myself (and someone who’s successfully passed anatomy), I’ve always wondered if they’re worth the money. So that’s what this article …

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Diversity Essay In Medical School

How To Write An Awesome Diversity Essay in Medical School (5 Quick Tips)

Don’t be fooled into thinking your diversity essay in medical school should be about your race or gender. It’s more than that. It’s intended as an exploration of yourself. Putting one together, especially if you feel there’s nothing particularly “unique” about you, is hard. As a cis white male myself, my background (and upbringing) is …

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