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🎒 Which Foundation Schools make the most satisfied doctors?: The GMC publishes an annual report detailing the responses of Foundation Trainees to a number of parameters for each deanery. One of these parameters is satisfaction rating; read our guide here to find out which deanery tops the list

🔍 How To Rank Your Foundation School Options: If you're struggling to rank your Foundation School preferences, this guide will help you understand the importance of your FPAS score, and how you can use it to strategize how you rank your Foundation School preferences

🌍 How to Decide Which Foundation School is Right for You: This guide breaks down the key steps to work through when looking through the 20 Foundation Schools so that you know which are right for you

😕 Allocation Scores for Foundation Schools in 2020: Want to know how your FPAS score to a Foundation School compares to last years applicants who received a place? This article will show you the FPAS distribution for the year 2020 so you'll roughly know where you stand for each school

📰 Messly's Top Tips For The SJT 2021/2022: Here you'll find the key top tips by Dr Mahibur Rahman, founder of eMedica, to help you improve your SJT score, and avoid any nasty surprises from the SJT

🚀 Which Are The Most Competitive Foundation Schools?: Find out the competition ratio's for each Foundation School over the past 3 years, and see which school is currently the most competitive to get into

📅 The UKFP Application: Timeline Breakdown: Here you'll see all the important key dates for your application, so you'll know what you need to do when you need to

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