Hi All, Due to the fact that interviews are starting tomorrow morning, I’ve recorded a quick podcast on what to expect and how to prepare. I’ll quickly bullet point the key points below for your reference. SJT Previously used for medics as part of their application process when they’re applying for their foundation… Read More Oriel Interviews (18th Sept – 29th Sept)
Hi All, After taking some time to settle into post grad/pre reg life, I have finally managed to start a podcast for Pre Reg and Beyond!!! (Waits for the applause to stop) In this day and age, listening to something whilst you commute to work or school, while you try to complete chores or tasks… Read More The Podcast Is FINALLY here!
So for many the summer has finally begun. Exams are over. The sun is shining (well between flash floods in the UK) and, for my fellow final year students, life’s about to get real. For many you probably just want to breathe after the stress of the exam period and the year as a whole… Read More Getting that dream placement/job
I am sure you will agree that procrastination is a major issue for most of us, if not all of us. One study actually reported that if you add up all the time spent procrastinating as Brits, it amounts to 24 WHOLE days! That’s almost a month. I know this is something that’s definitely been… Read More Top 6 tips on procrastination
As I am slowly but surely reaching the end of four longggg years of study, I thought it might be best to speak about how to make them most of university. This is a list of things I learnt over the years and I wish someone had told me before I started uni, so here… Read More 6 Tips For Making The Most Of Uni
After completing my final exams last week I got thinking about much of what myself and people actually think of pharmacists. I went back to the thoughts I had after finishing my A Levels knowing I had an offer to study pharmacy waiting for me. I remember being so put off by pharmacy in general… Read More 5 Misconceptions about Pharmacists
It was World AIDS Day yesterday!!! I hope you were all wearing your red ribbons to show your support for all those living with AIDS and HIV around the world! I don’t know how many of you read the article in the evening standard yesterday stating that ‘London has 43% of the UK’s new HIV… Read More World AIDS Day and Sexual Health Campaign..
So here’s the mini question bank I promised. Try and bullet point a few things you would like to say in answer to each of the questions and go over a few with a friend as a mock interview. But Do NOT memorise. You want to come across genuine! Question Bank: 1. The first and… Read More Mini Question Bank..
Since interviews are around the corner (some already past, some tomorrow) I thought I would put together a few summaries, hints and tips that I compiled through my own interview prep. As you’ve probably guessed I passed the London Collaboration assessment along with half the world and now need to prepare for the interview. For… Read More Interviews…
On Wednesday I sat the Stage 1 Assessment for the London Collaboration and it was one of my most nerve-wracking experiences to date. This was not because I hadn’t covered enough material (although I probably didn’t) or because the calculations were too difficult. This was mainly due to the fact that we had no idea… Read More The London Collaboration – Stage 1 Assessment (The Good, The Bad and The Ugly)