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    quick re-applicant question: applying for 2011.. if i get 3 As (at least) will the fact that i got a D in one of my chem modules (long story!) and having to retake it disadvntage me in any med schools? i dunno if they look at indevidual module grades just curious! ta x
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    (Original post by blonde-beth)
    quick re-applicant question: applying for 2011.. if i get 3 As (at least) will the fact that i got a D in one of my chem modules (long story!) and having to retake it disadvntage me in any med schools? i dunno if they look at indevidual module grades just curious! ta x
    unless they change the rules; you don't need to declare module grades, just the overall ones. or so i have been lead to believe.
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    It said at Manchester something to the effect of "module grades would be appreciated", and obvs at Cambridge you have to give module marks
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    (Original post by blonde-beth)
    quick re-applicant question: applying for 2011.. if i get 3 As (at least) will the fact that i got a D in one of my chem modules (long story!) and having to retake it disadvntage me in any med schools? i dunno if they look at indevidual module grades just curious! ta x
    Depends. Are you redoing it as a proper retake in your gap year, or is it more a retake of a AS module in y13?

    If the latter, then you still did your A-level in two years. It doesn't matter. I got two D's in AS units (long story -_-; ) and redid them in y13. This is accepted by medical schools.

    If you mean in your gap year after the two years, then this counts as resitting your A-levels, and you will have to apply as a resit candidate. Some universities state they do not accept 3rd year resits and others say only under extenuating circumstance so yes this would affect where you could apply.

    In regards to having a D in a unit, if you have an A overall it shouldn't matter unless you are a borderline candidate and they might use it to disguish you from another application at some places but many med schools state they don't use module grades atm.
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    I was wondering if anyone that has been accepted into a Medical School recently can give me any form of advice?
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    :\ thanks.
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    What kind of advice are you after? Just the admissions process in general?
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    What a vague question! Any specifics?

    (Original post by G8D)
    Do well in school, get some work experience, become really arrogant.

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    Welcome to The Student Room.
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    Start building alcohol tolerance.
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    have you heard of the search bar?
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    Your question is too vague.
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    (Original post by G8D)
    Do well in school, get some work experience, become really arrogant.

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    Welcome to The Student Room.
    You'd be surprised at how many people are just that
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    (Original post by crazylemon)
    Start building alcohol tolerance.
    She wants to apply to Imperial - I had no idea they did stuff like drinking :p:
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    (Original post by Toiletpaper8)
    You'd be surprised at how many people are just that
    I am not that
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    (Original post by crazylemon)
    Start building alcohol tolerance.
    So the recent student BMJ stating that now studies have found doctors to have one of the highest risks of death from hepatic cirrhosis is really, unsurprising, isn't it? :p:

    I don't really get why it's just medicine with this drinking culture though. It kinda doesn't make much sense... but also does, at the same time.
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    (Original post by Organ)
    She wants to apply to Imperial - I had no idea they did stuff like drinking :p:
    As someone who goes there and has strawpedoed a bottle of wine I can say with authority that they do. I am one of the lighter drinkers too (once you remove the non-drinkers who are mostly muslim)
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    (Original post by tasniaa)
    I was wondering if anyone that has been accepted into a Medical School recently can give me any form of advice?
    Hey

    I've got an offer from Imperial College at the moment. What kind of advice are you looking for?
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    (Original post by Organ)
    She wants to apply to Imperial - I had no idea they did stuff like drinking :p:
    Oh my gosh! Alcohol!? Imperial?? No way...

    We're just a bunch of geeks, nerds and shut-ins :p: We can probably make alcohol from scratch though...
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    (Original post by Toiletpaper8)
    So the recent student BMJ stating that now studies have found doctors to have one of the highest risks of death from hepatic cirrhosis is really, unsurprising, isn't it? :p:

    I don't really get why it's just medicine with this drinking culture though. It kinda doesn't make much sense... but also does, at the same time.
    Most students do drink alot. At imperial more are busier I guess :dontknow:

    Though I havent come back from labs and drunk a bottle of rose because it was a bad day unlike some chemists/physicists I know.

    I have been told we have the second highest rate of alcohilism after pub landlords too, not sure if true though.
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    (Original post by crazylemon)
    As someone who goes there and has strawpedoed a bottle of wine I can say with authority that they do. I am one of the lighter drinkers too (once you remove the non-drinkers who are mostly muslim)
    Lol, ever seen a girl with a headscarf at a club?

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