Blogs

16th October 2017

Famous Australian Doctors: Great Models for Aspiring Students

Medical interviews Congratulations to those who got a medical interview. It is a good idea to prepare for the interview. You may need to have examples of role models during the interviews. If you need some some inspiration for finding your role model, we have found some inspiring doctors below. These short biographies of their notable work will be great for medical interviews.  Remember, Med ...

 

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2nd October 2017

Response to Mistruths

Unfortunately MedEntry has been forced to create this page to refute mistruths that are posted and spread by Dallas Gibson - an unscrupulous operator, serial bankrupt and con-man. Among others, there are two allegations that are made by Gibson on the internet and on various forums using his numerous aliases. If you find posts with these allegations, bad mouthing MedEntry (or 'missed entry') ...

 

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MEDICINE AS A DOUBLE DEGREE

2nd October 2017

MEDICINE AS A DOUBLE DEGREE

A common question that aspiring medical students ask is whether they should combine their medical degree with another degree, such as arts or music. It is important to think carefully about this. You will be spending additional 3–4 years of your life and as well as a lot of money if you pursue a double degree. Will a degree such as English, history, philosophy, music or literature actually ben ...

 

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8th August 2017

FEDERAL COURT FINDS DALLAS GIBSON OF MEDICAL-ENTRANCE GUILTY!

MedEntry has comprehensively won the Federal Court case against Dallas Gibson for breach of copyright and breach of the Trade Practices Act (Claim number VID1289-2004).The court found that Dallas Gibson flagrantly violated the Commonwealth Copyright Act. Dallas Gibson's cross-claims against MedEntry were dismissed by the Judge as spurious. MedEntry was awarded a significant sum in court costs ...

 

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8th August 2017

DALLAS GIBSON OF MEDICAL-ENTRANCE BANKRUPT

Dallas Gibson of Medical-Entrance/Eglobamed/Icarus/Premed is currently bankrupt. He has now been bankrupt on three separate occasions (1988, 2000 and now). You can view the Federal Court ruling of his bankruptcy by clicking here. Alternatively, you can go to the Federal Court website (under Bankruptcy -> Court Events and Orders): https://www.comcourts.gov.au/public/esearch/file_details/Fe ...

 

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8th August 2017

STUDENTS MATURE ENOUGH TO MAKE CHOICES (Sunday Age 4 October)

Compared to their peers a generation ago, today's young people are maturing earlier, physically and mentally. Yet Melbourne University claims that 18 year olds cannot make up their minds about career choices (5/10) and is attempting to keep them at university for longer, thereby increasing their income from fees. Due to current government policy, universities are unable to charge full fee for ...

 

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26th June 2015

Discrimination in university admissions?

What is discrimination? Discrimination can be defined as unwarranted unfavourable treatment towards an individual or groups of individual based on their actual or perceived membership in a certain group or social category. Such treatment is usually in a way that is worse than the way people are usually treated. Discrimination could be based on someone’s gender, race, location, or socio-econom ...

 

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24th April 2015

Sample MMI question: A Contemporary Issue Scenario

Scenario: Vaccinations are an important part of an individual’s immunity and keeping a community safe from disease. It is ideal that all children get immunized at the appropriate age to prevent contraction of preventable diseases. However, there are some in Australia that oppose vaccination. They argue the harm of vaccinations outweigh the benefits, and the lack of freedom of choice in how th ...

 

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27th February 2014

University of Sydney, Newcastle, UNSW or UWS?

Many students who live in and around Sydney will have to make decision about whether to study medicine at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Newcastle or Western Sydney. Follow this link for a simple comparison of UNSW vs. Usyd medicine. A blog which may be of interest can be found here. Apart from issues discussed in the above blog, the following may be of use: Newcastle is li ...

 

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