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Gwendolen C.

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Medical Sciences (Bachelors) - Oxford, Brasenose College University

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ABOUT ME

I'm a 4th year clinical medicine student at New College, Oxford with a particular interest in physiology and circadian biology. I have always loved maths and science and want to help you get to grips with the trickier concepts! Having received interviews and offers from all 4 medical schools I applied to, I know exactly how to help with medicine admissions and admissions tests.

My passion and enthusiasm for tutoring and admissions comes from volunteering with children since I was 13. I volunteered with my local Brownies, after-school club and junior school, and since coming to University I have been involved in Teddy Bear Hospital, which teaches young children about medical concepts in an interactive way. I believe that this collaboration between teacher and student allows for the best understanding and results!

EDUCATION

BA Medical Sciences (2.i) from Brasenose College, Oxford.

Howell’s School, Llandaff 2008-2013. Deputy Head Girl 2012-2013, Academic Scholar 2011-2013 and Draper’s Leaving Scholar.

WORK EXPERIENCE

2011 Work experience at Biochemistry department, University of Oxford – worked as part of a research team in the X-Ray crystallography department to gain an understanding of scientific research in a laboratory setting.

2011 Work experience at Oxford Metrics Group – worked with the research and development branch of Vicon to user-test a new version of the motion-capture software, Tracker.

2012 Work experience at Cwm Garw GP surgery

2012 Medical Work Observation Programme at Llandough hospital – spent time in theatre, physiotherapy department, acute complaint and respiratory wards.

2011-2013 Catering Assistant at Marie Curie Hospice, Cardiff and the Vale (Voluntary Position)

2014-2015 Open Days at Brasenose College, Oxford – alongside other work in improving access for Oxford University.

2014 Brasenose Varsity Ski Trip Rep – Won an Oxford wide competition for a promotional video for the ski trip and set up new Health and Safety Guidelines for Brasenose participants.

2015-2016 FHS Research Project – spent several months in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine studying the effects of COX inhibitors on circadian rhythms using experimental procedures for qPCR, RNA extraction, siRNA transfection, forward transfection, circadian dose response curves and preparation of plasmid DNA.

ABOUT ME

I'm a 4th year clinical medicine student at New College, Oxford with a particular interest in physiology and circadian biology. I have always loved maths and science and want to help you get to grips with the trickier concepts! Having received interviews and offers from all 4 medical schools I applied to, I know exactly how to help with medicine admissions and admissions tests.

My passion and enthusiasm for tutoring and admissions comes from volunteering with children since I was 13. I volunteered with my local Brownies, after-school club and junior school, and since coming to University I have been involved in Teddy Bear Hospital, which teaches young children about medical concepts in an interactive way. I believe that this collaboration between teacher and student allows for the best understanding and results!

EDUCATION

BA Medical Sciences (2.i) from Brasenose College, Oxford.

Howell’s School, Llandaff 2008-2013. Deputy Head Girl 2012-2013, Academic Scholar 2011-2013 and Draper’s Leaving Scholar.

WORK EXPERIENCE

2011 Work experience at Biochemistry department, University of Oxford – worked as part of a research team in the X-Ray crystallography department to gain an understanding of scientific research in a laboratory setting.

2011 Work experience at Oxford Metrics Group – worked with the research and development branch of Vicon to user-test a new version of the motion-capture software, Tracker.

2012 Work experience at Cwm Garw GP surgery

2012 Medical Work Observation Programme at Llandough hospital – spent time in theatre, physiotherapy department, acute complaint and respiratory wards.

2011-2013 Catering Assistant at Marie Curie Hospice, Cardiff and the Vale (Voluntary Position)

2014-2015 Open Days at Brasenose College, Oxford – alongside other work in improving access for Oxford University.

2014 Brasenose Varsity Ski Trip Rep – Won an Oxford wide competition for a promotional video for the ski trip and set up new Health and Safety Guidelines for Brasenose participants.

2015-2016 FHS Research Project – spent several months in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine studying the effects of COX inhibitors on circadian rhythms using experimental procedures for qPCR, RNA extraction, siRNA transfection, forward transfection, circadian dose response curves and preparation of plasmid DNA.

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Qualifications

SubjectQualificationGrade
MathematicsA-level (A2)A*
Further MathematicsA-level (A2)A*
ChemistryA-level (A2)A*
PhysicsA-level (A2)A
UKCATUni admission test735
BMATUni admission test6.3, 5.9, 4.5A

General Availability

Pre 12pm12-5pmAfter 5pm
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Subjects offered

SubjectQualificationPrices
BiologyA Level£20 /hr
ChemistryA Level£20 /hr
BiologyGCSE£18 /hr
ChemistryGCSE£18 /hr
MathsGCSE£18 /hr
PhysicsGCSE£18 /hr
Maths13 Plus£18 /hr
Maths11 Plus£18 /hr
-Medical School Preparation-Mentoring£22 /hr
.BMAT (BioMedical Admissions)Uni Admissions Test£25 /hr
.UKCAT.Uni Admissions Test£25 /hr

Questions Gwendolen has answered

How much work experience do I need?

It's not the amount of work experience that matters, it is what you get out of it. Getting medical work experience is difficult so every little helps, but if you only manage a few days in a GP surgery, or even just medically relevant volunteering, what matters is what you have taken away and learnt from that experience. Personal statements should not just read like a list of all the things you've done, they should show reflection and the ability to learn from what you have seen.

It's not the amount of work experience that matters, it is what you get out of it. Getting medical work experience is difficult so every little helps, but if you only manage a few days in a GP surgery, or even just medically relevant volunteering, what matters is what you have taken away and learnt from that experience. Personal statements should not just read like a list of all the things you've done, they should show reflection and the ability to learn from what you have seen.

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