Season 1

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13th August 2020

Self-Inflicting Illness

In this episode, we discuss self-inflicting diseases. Their impact on society and how this impact can be mitigated.

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12th August 2020

A-Level Results Day 2020

In this episode, we discuss the different scenarios that might unravel on A-level results day.

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11th August 2020

NHS Junior Doctors Contract

In this episode, we discuss the concerns that caused some unrest amongst junior doctors with the new junior doctor contracts. We explore how this problem has been resolved towards the end.

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10th August 2020

NHS Bed Shortages

In this episode, we discuss a common problem that faces the NHS, bed shortages. Towards the end of the episode, we also discuss some ways which can be used to solve this issue.

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7th August 2020

A&E Waiting Times

In this episode, we discuss the common problem the NHS faces of long A&E waiting times, and how to potentially solve this problem. We also explore the different types of A&E facilities. This is more relevant than ever in the light of COVID-19.

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6th August 2020

Impact of Brexit On NHS

In this episode, we discuss the concerns that caused some unrest amongst junior doctors with the new junior doctor contracts. We explore how this problem has been resolved towards the end.

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5th August 2020

NHS Privitisation Part 2

In this episode, we build on the previous episode by exploring the advantages and disadvantages of privatising the NHS from different points of view. Plus, we mention some of the general rules when it comes to handling a debate question in an interview setting.

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4th August 2020

NHS Privitisation Part 1

In this episode, we start looking at NHS privatisation. We discuss the background and history of privatisation in the NHS. In the enxt episode we explore the pros and cons of NHS privatisation.

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3rd August 2020

Vaccinations

In this episode today we will kickstart our series of controversial medical discussions. Today we will discuss vaccination: reasons for it and why some people may be against it. We will also talk about herd immunity.

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3rd August 2020

Top Tips To Boost Your Interview Performance!

In this episode, we discuss some of our top tips to boost your interview performance.

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3rd August 2020

Types of Medical Interviews

In this episode, we discuss how different universities use interviews. We explore the different types of medical interviews and how universities use them. We also explore the advantages and disadvantages of each style of interviewing.

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3rd August 2020

Introduction To Interview Etiquette

In this episode, we discuss an introduction to interview etiquette. This episode is more general, the following two episodes are more specific to medical interviews. We explore what to wear for an interview and what to do if you can't answer certain interview questions. Finally, we touch on how you can start preparing for your interview.

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3rd August 2020

Top Tips To Boost Your BMAT Score!

In this episode, we share some of our top tips to boost the status of your personal statement. We go through the initial criteria universities look for in a personal statement. We discuss how personal statements could be made more interesting and grab the attention of the admissions staff. And finally, we give some, usually, overlooked personal statement advice.

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3rd August 2020

How Do Universities Use Personal Statement's?

In this episode, we discuss the personal statement from the perspectives of different universities. We explain the different levels of importance given to personal statements by different universities. Eventually, we dive into what makes a good personal statement.

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3rd August 2020

Writing Your Personal Statement

In this episode, we discuss the initial steps to be taken when writing your personal statement. We talk about planning your personal statement, the how and when of it. We then move on to writing your personal statement. Then we discuss some of the harder bits about writing a personal statement.

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3rd August 2020

Top Tips To Boost Your BMAT Score!

In this episode we discuss our top tips to boost your BMAT score. We explore timing, the importance of mental maths, and guessing! We further give specific advice on section 2 and the essay section of the BMAT.

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3rd August 2020

How Do Universities Use The BMAT?

In this episode we discuss how different universities use the BMAT. We explain 'safe scores', the importance of BMAT for interview invites and any further importance of the BMAT to the medical application. Finally, we discuss the special status of the BMAT essay.

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3rd August 2020

Introduction To BMAT

In this episode we discuss an introduction into the BMAT. We explain the changes made to section 1 for the 2020 cycle. We also explain how these changes will affect your BMAT preparations.

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29th June 2020

Top Tips To Boost Your UCAT Score!

In this episode we discuss our top tips to boost your UCAT score. These tips involve timing strategies, using past papers and practicing. Listen to this episode to find out some UCAT tips which are usually overlooked.

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28th June 2020

How Do Universities Use The UCAT?

In this episode we will discuss how different universities use the UCAT. We dive into cut-off scores and relevant information. We also explore non-cut-off score universities. Finally, we explore the special status of the Situational Judgement section.

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27th June 2020

Introduction To UCAT Online

This episode explores the UCAT Online. It discusses what you need to know about the UCAT Online and the main differences between UCAT Online and UCAT at a test centre.

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