31st May 2017

UKCAT: Verbal Reasoning

The UKCAT is a test required by the majority of universities for students applying to medicine, dentistry and Veterinary Medicine. Here at Doctor To Be we generally tailor ourselves towards the medical applicants as that forms the majority of students but others can also benefit from the Doctor To Be […]
29th May 2017
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Lancaster Medical School: Medical School Guide – Week 12

Lancaster University was founded in 1964 and it is one of only 6 collegiate universities in the UK. Each undergraduate college is named after a particular place in Lancashire and each college houses its own campus, residence blocks, common rooms and bar. The university is a campus university, located in […]
26th April 2017

Leeds Medical School – Medical School Guide: Week 8

  Our medical school guide provides a blog on a different UK medical school each week, this week we look at Leeds Medical school. Established back in 1831 the university was initially known as the Yorkshire college of Science and became Leeds University in 1904. The institution has 31,790 students […]
23rd April 2017


Are you applying to a medical school that requires you to sit the BMAT, read on to find out everything there is to know about the BMAT. BMAT stands for BioMedical Admissions Test. It is an aptitude test used for medicine, veterinary medicine and biomedical sciences in some universities in […]
16th April 2017
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Hull York Medical School: Medical School Guide – Week 7

  The Hull York Medical School only opened in 2003, making it on one of the newest medical schools in the UK. Half of incoming students are randomly assigned to spend their first two, mainly non-clinical years at either the Hull or York campus, which are an hour’s drive apart. […]
13th April 2017

British Medical Association (BMA): A Profile

It is worthwhile having some basic knowledge of what the BMA is in case it crops up at a medical interview. This overview below should provide you with more than enough information for any interview question. The British Medical Association is a professional trade union body for doctors registered in […]
29th March 2017
Selecting which medical school is quite possibly the biggest decision of your pre-working and working life, it determines where you will spend 5-6 years of your life, possibly many, many more, with so many factors to consider: location, expense and course structure to name a few. At 17 years old […]