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Hope

Starting in September?

It’s coming to the time of year when a lot of you will be receiving offers and deciding where to go. So I just wanted to make sure you all know that you can message me with any questions, or follow me on twitter, and I will try my hardest to answer!  I can also

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Hope

Presentation Woes

I’m currently preparing to give my first journal article presentation to the research group I’m working in (as part of my placement year). I’m terrified for several reason: Reason number one being that I picked a paper that is super interesting and relevant to the research a lot of people in the group a currently

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Leo

Elective planning

It’s the end of what turned into a pretty busy term after returning to year 4, dealing with a new curriculum, new exams and most of all a lot more medicine to learn. It has been a good experience nonetheless. It’s been nice to go home over Christmas and have some time off to re

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Hope

New Years Resolutions

1. I think I am a strong contender for Queen of the panickers. I panic too much, everything worries me. I spend several hours a day playing out the many different paths I could take after my degree, worrying about how well I will do in each exam and piece of coursework, getting distressed because

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Leo

Cardiff University Oncology Society

Hello everyone, so one of the things I have been throwing my energy into this year is a new society I have helped to start with some friends called Cardiff University Oncology Society. Though at first you could be forgiven for thinking that it sounds a bit dry, cancer now will affect 1 in 2

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Hope

Homesickness

Although I am having an amazing time in Germany, it was inevitable that at some point I would get a little homesick. I’ve experienced the usual staring at the shelves in Edeka wishing for Marmite and having my dad send me 160 bags of Yorkshire Tea. I’ve even found myself missing some really generic bars

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