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Medical student

Top tips for medical students

We've pulled together all the things you need to help you make the most of your time as a medical student.

Use our practical guidance, read real life stories and get top tips from students who have been there, and make sure you don't just survive, but thrive at university.

Top tips, guidance and practical advice for medical students

Knowledge

Make the BMA Library your second home

Take full advantage of all the services on offer to BMA members:

  • Access Medline
  • Order articles from journals
  • Direct access to key journals
  • Download the free Library app

Visit the BMA Library today

Planning

Common challenges while studying

Studying medicine can be a challenging time, no matter when you start.

But there are some who face additional hurdles such as studying with dyslexia or being responsible for dependents.

Read our guidance to help you study better

E-Book of the Month

Access to the BMA's e-book collection

As a BMA member, our extensive list of e-books are at your fingertips.

Download one of our most popular e-books today

Read 'The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine'