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Jack

Welcome to my world

Well hello there! If you’re reading this I suspect you’re probably thinking something along the lines of “Who is this guy, what is he doing here and why on earth did he take the time to memorise the entire periodic table song?” You probably won’t be all that pleased to hear therefore that I can

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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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Leo

Progress Test Stress

If any of you are particularly loyal followers of my Blog I’d imagine you probably get a rather favourable view of being a medical student in Cardiff. Some good nights out, interesting intercalated projects, plenty of rugby, the odd expenses paid conference and planning an elective. However, it pains me to say that it is

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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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