Some organisation tips to keep in mind, to make sure you're ready to perform at your best in exams and final assessments.
Marilyn is a second-year Bachelor of Arts student majoring in Psychology, and hopes to become a Clinical Psychologist in the future. In her free time, she enjoys rowing and singing with the University choir. Majoring in Psychology Since Psychology is an extremely popular major in this university, here’s a lowdown on the major sequence in … Continue reading What you should know if you want to study Psychology
Ah, exams: The final hurdle to jump over before the summer break. The huge, sad hurdle, that really gets in the way of watching Netflix… Because exams often make up a large part of your grade, it’s totally natural to feel nervous. Here are some things to do before, during and after the exam to … Continue reading Perform at Your Best: How to Manage Exam-Day Nerves
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Travis Lines is a past editor of UniMelb Adventures. He completed Biomedicine last year and now studies Medicine. Hey everybody! It has been quite a few months since I wrote anything here, so an update is long overdue! Let’s start with the good news. I SURVIVED FIRST SEMESTER!!! Adapting to Med school is … Continue reading Six Months of Med School
Writer Nicole's top ten reasons she loves the Lenton Parr library, and some handy hints for making the most of it!
Travis is former editor of UniMelb Adventures and current MD1 at Melbourne Uni. He has a Bachelor of Biomedicine (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology). Hi there! Remember me? That's right, I used to write a little bit around here but have since disappeared into the abyss that is Med school. I can happily report that I've … Continue reading A Week at Med School
Staff writer Brenda writes from experience to give you a comprehensive and easy-to-understand guide to applying for exchange.
Sonia is currently a second year Arts student with a double major of Media and Communications and Psychology. She loves the outdoors and has a passion for photography. Five weeks in and feeling out of academic shape? Whether you’re a first year or a third year, it happens to all of us. Luckily, Academic Skills … Continue reading Who are Academic Skills?
Jacky is in her final year of the JD and maybe wrote this piece while procrastinating. She likes drinking tea and planning holidays she cannot afford. Applying for the Melbourne JD? The admissions process is pretty confusing so let’s chat about what you need to know. 1. Admissions criteria have changed Over the last … Continue reading Help! I want to apply to law school.
If you’ve started uni this year, lectures might seem like a confusing way to learn. How do I know what to write down? Should I print out the slides? How exactly am I supposed to stay awake? Not to worry - we’ve got you covered. Decide early on if you're going to handwrite or type … Continue reading 30 Tips to Survive Lectures
Catherine graduated from a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Geology and is currently completing her PhD where she travelled to remote Madagascar to collect rocks. You’ll also find her lecturing and demonstrating second year geology courses. Find more stories from the field here: https://catinthefield.wordpress.com/ Here, she writes about her experience studying Earth Sciences. In high school, … Continue reading Why Study Earth Science?
Tara and Travis, sub-editor and editor respectively from our 2015 team, started Med school last week. We've invited them back to compare their experiences! Tara (Deakin, Geelong) It has taken weeks of preparation (and of sorting through cooking equipment and bed linen) before I could open the door of my new house on residence at … Continue reading Deakin vs Melbourne: First Week of Med School
Keit is an Honours student studying immunology at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the Peter Doherty Institute. He has also completed a Bachelor of Biomedicine. He loves meeting new people, volunteering, and being a general goof. He can often be found anywhere with free food, or in the labs. It's been a good … Continue reading What is it like doing Honours? 2.0
Jacky is finished her Bachelor of Arts in 2013, and is currently in her second year of the JD. Thinking about applying to law? If you want a JD from Melbourne University, you’ll have to sit the LSAT first. Here’s your guide to getting started. 1. The LSAT is held four times each year. In … Continue reading Everything you need to know about the LSAT