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Are these extra circulars enough for medical school

My dream university is Bristol(which I know is very competitive)
What could I do to strengthen my application
EXTRA CIRCULARS:
Worked part time in Pharmacy(6 months)
NHS Cadets - St John’s ambulance(2 years)
School societies - Amnesty International + Medicine Book Club+ Stem society in which I do wider reading
Every weekend- Care Home Volunteering (4 hours each week)
BLACK BELT IN KARATE
Half term- Shadow GP + Hospital
Visited UCL medicine lectures
Came 3rd in Medicine Essay Competition regarding women’s health
Taking Russian classes
Medicine Internship In Nepal Summer holiday
Childline helpline worker(1 year)
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that is more than enough. what you can do to strengthen your application is focus on your grades and UCAT. all the best.
I would probably sign up to a really expenisve work experience course run by some crap medical students just to make sure
Original post by Lizuyu
My dream university is Bristol(which I know is very competitive)
What could I do to strengthen my application
EXTRA CIRCULARS:
Worked part time in Pharmacy(6 months)
NHS Cadets - St John’s ambulance(2 years)
School societies - Amnesty International + Medicine Book Club+ Stem society in which I do wider reading
Every weekend- Care Home Volunteering (4 hours each week)
BLACK BELT IN KARATE
Half term- Shadow GP + Hospital
Visited UCL medicine lectures
Came 3rd in Medicine Essay Competition regarding women’s health
Taking Russian classes
Medicine Internship In Nepal Summer holiday
Childline helpline worker(1 year)

what you need is the ability to reflect well on your experiences, otherwise it's useless. to get an interview at bristol you need a ucat of over 2900, which is very high, so focus on ucat, then you can talk about your experiences at interview.

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