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    Hiya

    BASICALLY I'm typing an email individually to doctors and staff who work at a hospital to enquire about the possibility of shadowing them. What should I include? I added an introduction of myself, my a levels, why I like those a levels, why I want to study medicine...

    Is that too much? Should I remove anything? Should I add anything? These doctors don't know me at all and I know for sure they would be incredibly busy so I would like to give them a good impression.

    Cheers
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    Personality! A massive factor is simply being a likeable person.
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    Lots of advice here on Applying for Medicine - including Work Experience - https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki/Medicine
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    (Original post by JooW)
    Personality! A massive factor is simply being a likeable person.
    Soooo how do I incorporate that into my email? My hobbies and interests? Volunteering etc?
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    (Original post by zayn008)
    Tell them how you make a mean cup of tea!
    I've never made tea in my life LOL
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    (Original post by geniequeen48)
    I've never made tea in my life LOL
    Yikes, don't let the doctors read that. Although you might be able to get in with a dentist since they don't drink teeth staining drinks
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    (Original post by zayn008)
    Yikes, don't let the doctors read that. Although you might be able to get in with a dentist since they don't drink teeth staining drinks
    I can bake cake instead lol if they want me to bake for them to get on the good side.
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    (Original post by geniequeen48)
    Soooo how do I incorporate that into my email? My hobbies and interests? Volunteering etc?
    Yeah! But don't just list them all as such; try and connect your hobbies and interests with medicine and why your hobbies and interests would allow you to work well
 
 
 
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