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Community Level 1jainster


Surprisingly good

AdvantagesAcademically sound, all round good fun

Disadvantagesdistance from home, lots of southerners

"On coming to southampton i thought that they can't be a good school because they have been desperate enough to allow myself entry. But since being here, i can see why they let me in. They are not interested as much in academics as communications. They stress that to be a good doctor you must be able to listen and they help you by introducing those aspects into a timetable that is not overloaded by study but does i feel have the correct sufficient ..." Read review

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Community Level 2rtl198


come on down here

Advantagesteaching, sports, beer

Disadvantagesits a bit of a small city

"doing medicine, although a long hard slog, is defintiely worth the effort. accepted, there are five years of work ahead of you once you're accepted, but this is frequently interspersed with a variety of extra curricular activites involving alcohol and sport. there is no need to dwell on the academic side of the course as this is covered in depth by the prospectus, unlike the social side of this course. there is much interyear mingling, which in my ..." Read review

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Community Level 2markedwards


Great course, poor career



"...just don't do it. Medicine is a hopeless career. If you want to work hours that are illegal for everybody else and get paid less than the cleaner for being up at 3am resuscitating someone's granny, that is. My advice would be to think very seriously about what follows the course. Years of s**t shovelling, long hours and being told "aren't nurses wonderful". Do something else that will pay better and where you won't be treated like a replacable ..." Read review

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