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Sheffield Medicine Applicants 2012

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  • View Poll Results: What UKCAT average did you get? (2012 Entry only)
    <500
    1
    0.59%
    501-600
    5
    2.96%
    601-650
    20
    11.83%
    651-700
    52
    30.77%
    701-730
    39
    23.08%
    731-760
    31
    18.34%
    761-800
    12
    7.10%
    >800
    9
    5.33%

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    (Original post by Teddy)
    Well done for the 695 haha i reckon you'll be alright but just make sure you got a back up choice if you see what i mean.

    Got any reccomendations for me? Its hard to find a integrated/systems based course that doesn't have such a high ukcat score cut-off.
    Leeds? That's another of my choices
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    Are sheffield ok with AS module resits??
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    (Original post by medimike)
    Are sheffield ok with AS module resits??
    Think they're fine with any resits as long as they're done within the two years of A-Level study. I took around 6 resits (3 AS, 3A2) last year and they never mentioned it
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    Just wondering, does anyone know if Sheffield's 2011 entry offer AAB include an A in chemistry or could you get a B in chemistry? Thanks
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    (Original post by Aysha92)
    Just wondering, does anyone know if Sheffield's 2011 entry offer AAB include an A in chemistry or could you get a B in chemistry? Thanks
    Hey its an A in chemistry :P ... and I'm really not sure they are still doing AAB offers, are they? :s

    .. good luck
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    (Original post by lbavfc)
    Think they're fine with any resits as long as they're done within the two years of A-Level study. I took around 6 resits (3 AS, 3A2) last year and they never mentioned it

    Cool cheers, did you declare them on UCAS??
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    (Original post by Godin_D)
    Hey its an A in chemistry :P ... and I'm really not sure they are still doing AAB offers, are they? :s

    .. good luck
    Thanks, no the offers this year are now AAA
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    I'm applying to sheffield
    UKCAT - 770 average
    GCSEs - 10A*s, 1A, 2Bs
    My personal statement is alright I think, spent a lot of time worrying about it, but hopefully it's good...maybe I'm just being over-critical :P
    Unfortunately my tutor is not known for writing good references :/
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    (Original post by medimike)
    Cool cheers, did you declare them on UCAS??
    Erm no, I just put what AS grades I had at the end of Year 12
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    Great cheers
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    Pretty certain that Sheffield no longer give AAB offers but rather AAA.

    www.entermedicalschool.com/uk
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    (Original post by Moonkin)
    Pretty certain that Sheffield no longer give AAB offers but rather AAA.

    www.entermedicalschool.com/uk
    Yeahh, I didn't think there was anywhere left that still gave AAB offers....
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    GCSE- 9A*s, 1 A
    Alevel results - A*A*A*A
    Work experience- plenty of long term voluntary work and about 2 weeks at a hospital/GP
    UKCAT score - 710 (VR let me down)

    on their website it says the UKCAT cut-off i predicted to be in the 700 region so ... what do you guys think of me applying there?
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    (Original post by Dr.Galaxy99)
    GCSE- 9A*s, 1 A
    Alevel results - A*A*A*A
    Work experience- plenty of long term voluntary work and about 2 weeks at a hospital/GP
    UKCAT score - 710 (VR let me down)

    on their website it says the UKCAT cut-off i predicted to be in the 700 region so ... what do you guys think of me applying there?


    You should be fine mate, as has been said the average will almost certainly go down, they expect slightly below 700 to be the cut off
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    (Original post by Dr.Galaxy99)
    GCSE- 9A*s, 1 A
    Alevel results - A*A*A*A
    Work experience- plenty of long term voluntary work and about 2 weeks at a hospital/GP
    UKCAT score - 710 (VR let me down)

    on their website it says the UKCAT cut-off i predicted to be in the 700 region so ... what do you guys think of me applying there?
    I personally think it would still be a risk - they don't know what the cutoff will be, because even though they are predicted 700 from the website, they won't know until November. I guess it depends how risky you want to be.


    (Original post by medimike)
    You should be fine mate, as has been said the average will almost certainly go down, they expect slightly below 700 to be the cut off
    Is it slightly below now?



    Also, anyone know if Sheffield send acknowledgement emails/letters?
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    (Original post by twelve)
    I personally think it would still be a risk - they don't know what the cutoff will be, because even though they are predicted 700 from the website, they won't know until November. I guess it depends how risky you want to be.




    Is it slightly below now?



    Also, anyone know if Sheffield send acknowledgement emails/letters?
    They'll send out an email if you receive an interview offer, then after you have confirmed your time & date, they'll send out a big interview info package.

    Other than that, you'll receive very few emails from Sheffield unless there is something missing in your application.
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    (Original post by medimike)
    You should be fine mate, as has been said the average will almost certainly go down, they expect slightly below 700 to be the cut off
    thanks
    did they say that at an Open Day or sth? cause I've tried asking them about it and they're only giving vague answers about the cut-off
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    (Original post by Dr.Galaxy99)
    thanks
    did they say that at an Open Day or sth? cause I've tried asking them about it and they're only giving vague answers about the cut-off

    Aye, thats basically what they said to me concerning UKCAT cut off when i asked on open day
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    (Original post by medimike)
    Aye, thats basically what they said to me concerning UKCAT cut off when i asked on open day
    that's such a relief! thanks so much
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    (Original post by Vulpes)
    They'll send out an email if you receive an interview offer, then after you have confirmed your time &amp; date, they'll send out a big interview info package.

    Other than that, you'll receive very few emails from Sheffield unless there is something missing in your application.
    Haha, funny you should say that... got up this morning to find an email from Sheffield saying that they have received my application, and it has been forwarded for academic consideration. Although there is something odd - it says 'Choice number: 3' anyone got any idea what that means?

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