I know all universities are different, but what sort of GCSE grades would I need to get to have a hop of studying medicine? Some university websites say 7 A*'s but some say at least 6 A's which is obviously very different. In reality, what sort of grades would I need? And do some accept lower grades than others, and if so, where? I know I would need to get AAA at A-Level if not higher. Also, is there anything that can be done to make up for not so great grades at GCSE, as obviously there would be no excusing A-Level, e.g. voluntary work?
Specifically people who have/are studying medicine, what GCSE grades did you get?