MEDICAL STUDENT TIPS

LEARNING ANATOMY

Anatomy mobile apps that are good for visualising the body and testing yourself on different body organs:

  • TMA: Teach Me Anatomy

  • Complete Anatomy 2021

  • Anatomist

  • SurviveMed

FUNDING

Scholarships and bursaries are easily unnoticed and not promoted so having a look at the available ones may be useful.
Travel costs for relevant conferences/programmes can be reimbursed so be sure to apply for anything appropriate.

STUDENT SOCIETIES

  • Societies help with networking and meeting a large range of people

  • MSA specific ones also help with networking with people related to your career

  • Sport societies are a good way to start habitually exercising and gaining close friends for life

EXTRA-CURRICULARS

  • Summer programmes, conferences and research projects are a good way to spend holidays while gaining experience

    • Better to apply for specific specialties you are interested in

  • Volunteering can be a good way to show interest in specialty, although not considered as a point in score system for applications

  • Essay competitions