Everyone could use a little boost in their productivity, right? Considering how many times I've been asked about how to be more productive over on my Instagram, this is true for a lot of us. I'm by no means an expert on productivity, but I have figured out what helps me to have a more … Continue reading 6 Tips To Have A Productive Day
My planning system is composed of various parts, each of which serve a different purpose, but ultimately work together. In my opinion, any good planning system needs to cater for the following things: Events - time or day specific Tasks Ideas Daily schedule (combination of events, tasks and ideas) Inbox (not necessary, but extremely useful) … Continue reading How I Stay Organised | Gap Year Edition
With just under one month until the start of IB May Exams (which I took last year, in 2017), i thought it would be the perfect time to bring you a post about how I prepared for them and hopefully share some tips that you can implement into your revision to help you ACE the … Continue reading How I Prepared for my FINAL IB Exams
So, you’ve decided to apply to a university that requires the BMAT exam. For those of you that don't know which these are, here is a list of the universities in the UK: Brighton & Sussex Medical School University of Cambridge Imperial College London Keele University Lancaster University Leeds' School of Medicine University of Oxford … Continue reading BMAT Tips and Tricks | Get Into Medical School
I took a gap year - one year later and I still can't believe that I can say that. As a highly academic person who was generally at the top of my class, I was always 'expected' to go straight to university. For a long time, that was my plan, because that's what I was … Continue reading Should You Take A Gap Year?
Today I wanted to discuss a topic that I get asked a lot. At least 20% of the messages I receive on Instagram are along the lines of: 'Hi, I am currently in high school and hope to go into medical school in the future. How do I know if I will like it?' or … Continue reading Is Medicine Right For Me?
This past week, I've come across some amazing articles that I'd love to share the links to. Despite the craziness that is university life and being a medical student, I managed to stumble across some very inspiring reads: My black book by @medimism (IG and blog). This post details the many uses of a simple … Continue reading Links I’m Loving | Vol. 1
Start early and plan well. This one seems obvious, but there are so many times when we forget about exams or tests and leave studying until the last minute. I would recommend starting to study for tests about two weeks before, and exam about 1-2 months before. Know what kind of learner you are. Each person will … Continue reading Top 10 Study Tips | General Advice
1. Travel. I've always loved travelling and have been fortunate enough to visit many countries. 2. Get back into a good exercise routine. Throughout my first year at university, my exercise routine definitely disappeared and I felt the consequences a lot. It was much harder to manage stress, stick to healthy foods and think clearly. … Continue reading My Summer Plans
1. Go to sleep early. Most of us are used to staying up late, whether it's to watch TV shows, go out with friends or scroll through every social media feed (multiple times). However, if your goal is to wake up early, going to sleep late and being deprived of sleep will only make this habit … Continue reading How To Wake Up At 5am Every Day