Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary

Checklist for Medicine/Dentistry/Veterinary

If you are made the decision to apply to courses in these areas, there a few additional considerations for your application.  

The UCAS deadline for submission of applications for these universities 15 October 2021 @ ( 18:00 UK Time).

Use the checklist below to make sure that your preparation enables you to showcase you at your best.

Check List

  • I have registered for UCAS and completed most sections of the online application form.

  • I have checked specific clinical work experience requirements (veterinary) and accessed relevant virtual courses.

  • I have spoken to/ shadowed dentists/medical professionals/ accessed virtual learning opportunities to deepen my understanding of my chosen profession.

  • I have registered for/completed BMAT/UKCAT aptitude tests.

  • I have looked in detail at the requirements of potential courses – weighting given to test scores/personal statement/academic outcomes etc.,

  • I have made my decisions on where to apply using this information and my own personal strengths.

  • I have made an additional choice which I will accept if I am not successful in getting an offer for medicine.

  • I have written a first draft of my personal statement.

  • I have shown this to others ( teachers, parents, peers) to get feedback on editing it.

  • I am using a variety of resources including online Junior BMJ to keep abreast of current developments in my chosen field.

  • I bookmark useful sites such as Zero to Finals and refer frequently to them.

  • I have spoken to my careers adviser and agreed milestone dates in relation to my application.

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