Date & venue: London Tuesday 7th November, 2017
Date & venue: Manchester Friday 10th November , 2017
The day will be led by Lindsey Brown a very experienced achievement tutor who will guide delegates through the skills required when designing, coordinating and delivering skills to assist students produce competitive university applications. She will share best practice and deliver a range of activities designed to help learners from a wide range of backgrounds with their application for medical school. Lindsey developed a comprehensive programme for medical students which was highlighted in Ofsted’s good practice survey for science.
10.00am An introduction to Medical Schools: how they differ and how to choose between them
recognising how medical schools differ from each other
Understanding the jargon
utilising strategies to choose a medical school
Advising learners who don’t meet the entry criteria: widening participation schemes, alternative routes in and redirecting students.
11.00am Morning coffee
11.15am Making sense of the application process: what medical schools are looking for in a candidate.
Exploring the application process and how it differs
demystifying the entry requirements
identifying the key skills, traits and knowledge that candidates need
understanding the requirements for volunteering/work experience
an introduction to the UKAT & BMAT: what are they, when are they and what are they looking for?
1.15pm. Helping students to stand out: an insight into medical personal statements, interviews and references
recognising a strong medical personal statement
exploring medical interviews
writing effective medical refernces
2.15pm. Creating a support programme: strategies, techniques and resources
implementing strategies to inspire, support and develop skills
developing advice, guidance and initiatives to support work experience/ volunteering
utilising resources to encourage knowledge acquisition
implementing techniques to support UCAS applications
building insight: develop knowledge for the future
3.45pm Day ends
course fee: £234 (+vat)