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Birmingham Medical School Applicants 2012

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    (Original post by gozatron)
    Erm i suppose you could say its a mix of Rugby, Football and Basketball :p:
    Sounds cool :eek:
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    (Original post by NapoleonDynamite)
    Sounds cool :eek:
    Proper mans game.

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    (Original post by gozatron)
    Proper mans game.

    So you can just switch to whatever mode you want?
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    (Original post by NapoleonDynamite)
    So you can just switch to whatever mode you want?
    What do mean switch? Nah, its got its own set of rules and regulations its simply seems like a mix fo those 3 sports :p:
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    (Original post by gozatron)
    What do mean switch? Nah, its got its own set of rules and regulations its simply seems like a mix fo those 3 sports :p:
    Looks too confusing for moi

    Fun though. I like Aussie Rules :cool:
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    Just checking, Birmingham wont hate me because I 'only' have 9A*s at GCSE??
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    (Original post by NapoleonDynamite)
    Looks too confusing for moi

    Fun though. I like Aussie Rules :cool:
    Aussie rules is really good aswell
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    (Original post by spoinkytheduck)
    Just checking, Birmingham wont hate me because I 'only' have 9A*s at GCSE??
    I had 9 A*s last year and it was perfectly fine! Many people with less got interviews but many people with more got rejected with no interview... bit of a mystery !
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    I'm applying
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    (Original post by areyousure?)
    I had 9 A*s last year and it was perfectly fine! Many people with less got interviews but many people with more got rejected with no interview... bit of a mystery !
    Yaay.. I absolutely love Birmingham so its good to hear that my GCSEs wont put me at a disadvantage..
    Just wanted to check as I didnt want to waste one of my UCAS choices.. I've heard from some people that the GCSE cut off is 'officially' 7A*s but they wont accept you unless you have 9 / 10.. but I wont worry about that anymore..

    Muchly glad I dont have to worry about the UKCAT for Birmingham.. not doing too well in the practice tests at the moment!!
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    (Original post by spoinkytheduck)
    Just checking, Birmingham wont hate me because I 'only' have 9A*s at GCSE??
    Their cut off for 2011 entry is 7A*'s they said at one of their open day presentations.
    Also I talked to a couple of medics there and they had mostly 8A*'s and a couple of A's so you should be fine

    EDIT Sorry I meant their cut off is going to be 7A*'s for 2012 entry. Not sure what the 2011 entry cut off was actually.
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    (Original post by Insanity514)
    Their cut off for 2011 entry is 7A*'s they said at one of their open day presentations.
    Also I talked to a couple of medics there and they had mostly 8A*'s and a couple of A's so you should be fine
    Wierd. In 2009 it was 8.5A*s.
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    (Original post by Insanity514)
    I'm applying
    Hello and welcome to the thread

    Just had a nose on your sig (and yeah I clicked the thing that made me lose :rolleyes: ) and noticed you've got your UKCAT on the 31st August.. SAME!! :eek:
    Getting a bit soon now..
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    (Original post by spoinkytheduck)
    Yaay.. I absolutely love Birmingham so its good to hear that my GCSEs wont put me at a disadvantage..
    Just wanted to check as I didnt want to waste one of my UCAS choices.. I've heard from some people that the GCSE cut off is 'officially' 7A*s but they wont accept you unless you have 9 / 10.. but I wont worry about that anymore..

    Muchly glad I dont have to worry about the UKCAT for Birmingham.. not doing too well in the practice tests at the moment!!
    Birmingham is amazing! Your GCSEs will not put at a disadvantage just make sure you have a really good PS as well

    Good Luck !
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    (Original post by Insanity514)
    Their cut off for 2011 entry is 7A*'s they said at one of their open day presentations.
    Also I talked to a couple of medics there and they had mostly 8A*'s and a couple of A's so you should be fine
    Yay.. I can calm down now!!

    (Original post by gozatron)
    Wierd. In 2009 it was 8.5A*s.
    But good weird
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    (Original post by spoinkytheduck)
    Yay.. I can calm down now!!



    But good weird
    You are right in thats its officially 7 but every year they get more than enough applicants to move the cut-off upto 8-8.5 easily.
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    (Original post by spoinkytheduck)
    Hello and welcome to the thread

    Just had a nose on your sig (and yeah I clicked the thing that made me lose :rolleyes: ) and noticed you've got your UKCAT on the 31st August.. SAME!! :eek:
    Getting a bit soon now..
    Shame on you for losing

    What time is yours? Mine's at 11 :eek:

    Feeling prepared?
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    (Original post by spoinkytheduck)
    Yay.. I can calm down now!!



    But good weird
    Sorry I meant their cut off is going to be 7A*'s for 2012 entry. Not sure what the 2011 entry cut off was actually.
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    Just to be official about the GCSE cut off here is Bgham's medicine page on UCAS for 2012. Notice the GCSE requirements section.

    http://search.ucas.com/cgi-bin/hsrun...n=1075168#CSRA

    "Candidates must have excellent GCSE results - at least 7 A* grades, including Maths and English at Grade A minimum"
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    (Original post by Insanity514)
    Just to be official about the GCSE cut off here is Bgham's medicine page on UCAS for 2012. Notice the GCSE requirements section.

    http://search.ucas.com/cgi-bin/hsrun...n=1075168#CSRA

    "Candidates must have excellent GCSE results - at least 7 A* grades, including Maths and English at Grade A minimum"
    That's up there every year.

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