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    okay... besides the work experience and stuff, what acts like gold on your application? certain awards maybe? what things would really make your CV stand out?

    note: this is about applications for medical school
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    okay... besides the work experience and stuff, what acts like gold on your application? certain awards maybe? what things would really make your CV stand out?

    note: this is about applications for medical school
    Well, aside from the grades and work experience, you could show that you're hard working with the DofE award maybe? You'll have something to write about in your PS as well.. The college/sixth form you go to should provide enrichment activities though..
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    okay... besides the work experience and stuff, what acts like gold on your application? certain awards maybe? what things would really make your CV stand out?

    note: this is about applications for medical school
    It depends on the med school to be honest, some put emphasis on different parts of the application process: UKCAT, Academia and Personal statement.

    Its all about applying to your strengths!

    Duke of Edinburgh, St Johns Ambulance, Nuffield Bursary, the quantity/quality of your work/voluntary experiences, charity work, sports, mentoring programmes etc...

    Your aiming to show the admissions your a well rounded person with the academic and personal qualities that would make you a suitable medical student. Plus your work experience/voluntary work shows you have truly explored what a career in medicine entails.

    Hope this helps
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    (Original post by Angelo12231)
    okay... besides the work experience and stuff, what acts like gold on your application? certain awards maybe? what things would really make your CV stand out?

    note: this is about applications for medical school
    Long-term volunteering in a caring environment, for example in a care home, looks good.

    Also, have things that illustrate leadership/teamwork etc, such as extracurriculars.
 
 
 
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