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    Hi!
    Was just wondering if it would be beneficial to take part in some scientific research in summer before applying to study medicine at university? Something like the Nuffield foundation programmes which are like 4-6 weeks long. Would the research look really good on my personal statement and impress/interest university admissions coordinators/tutors and give me something really good to talk about during my interview or would it be a waste of time when I could be practising for the UKCAT exams?

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    (Original post by arveen.x)
    Hi!
    Was just wondering if it would be beneficial to take part in some scientific research in summer before applying to study medicine at university? Something like the Nuffield foundation programmes which are like 4-6 weeks long. Would the research look really good on my personal statement and impress/interest university admissions coordinators/tutors and give me something really good to talk about during my interview or would it be a waste of time when I could be practising for the UKCAT exams?

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    It would look good

    But if you really think it would affect your chances of doing well in the UKCAT then you could always just try other forms of work experience.
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    okay thanks! I'll see what research I can get accepted into and take it from there
 
 
 
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