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Edinburgh Medical school Applicants 2014

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    Rejected earlier. Damn

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    Also, has anyone NOT been given the offer of applying to other courses? I didn't even get a direct email from the uni, only EUCLID and UCAS.
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    (Original post by peanutbutter18)
    Hi guys, got my rejection too today- was expecting it but still gutted! Email came through from UCAS track at 1.45pm and Edinburgh email at 4pm. Good luck to everyone still waiting, you guys have a really good chance at an offer now!

    (Scottish applicant by the way)
    Sorry to hear that - hope your other options go well for you!

    Do you mind if I ask your stats? Other Scottish applicants seem to be few and far between so it'd be nice to know where we are in the process
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    (Original post by Sparticon)
    Sorry to hear that - hope your other options go well for you!

    Do you mind if I ask your stats? Other Scottish applicants seem to be few and far between so it'd be nice to know where we are in the process
    The answer is ****ing close to the end

    There were only 700-800 people left last week, and it seems like that figure has been slashed today. Really wouldn't be surprised to see offers start coming in the next few days, perhaps even tomorrow!
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    (Original post by Dr. Django)
    The answer is ****ing close to the end

    There were only 700-800 people left last week, and it seems like that figure has been slashed today. Really wouldn't be surprised to see offers start coming in the next few days, perhaps even tomorrow!
    Hope so! This is so nerve wracking - I'm so unproductive atm because I'm just constantly checking emails/TSR/twitter haha!
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    (Original post by peanutbutter18)
    Also, has anyone NOT been given the offer of applying to other courses? I didn't even get a direct email from the uni, only EUCLID and UCAS.
    I got rejected on Thursday and didn't get a direct email from the uni. I also didn't get offered another course. I'm a Scottish applicant too.
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    Rejected today, got notified by UCAS at 1:20 and by Edinburgh at 2:20.

    GCSE: 9A* 2A
    AS: AAAA
    A2 Predicted: A*A(*)A (not sure about one)
    UKCAT: 840
    SJT: Band 1
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    (Original post by peanutbutter18)
    Sure thang, I know, I starting to hate any stats that include GSCEs, so difficult to interpret!

    SGs/Int2s- 61s, 2As
    Highers- 6A1s
    AH- Predicted 3As+ A at Higher
    UKCAT- 725
    SJT- BAnd 2

    ECS- Around a year and a half in care home, three weeks in general hospital, 1 week in paediatric hospital, 6 months working in GP surgery, 1 week in community paediatrics. Autism class help. Play hockey, netball and ski for school, sailing club. Also in out of school hockey and athletics clubs. Play flute and guitar, in choir and take orchestra class for younger kids. Gold DofE and School Prefect and tutor younger years. Prizes for general excellence, french and english and national award for being top in Higher french in Scotland.

    Suspect it was a combo of my UKCAT and ECs. Good luck!
    Wow looking at your stats is quite scary I'm a scottish applicant as well and your ECs and academics are better than mine, UKCAT the same but STJ I got band 1, if you got rejected what hope is there
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    rejected.

    11A*'s 2.5 A's
    4A* predictions
    777.5 ukcat band 2 sjt
    work expo at care home 1 week, hospice 1 year, mencap centre 1 year, disabled school 2 years, A+e and cardiology 3 days.
    play in local originals band 10 years + of sport. lectures and books also
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    (Original post by jedimindtricks)
    Wow looking at your stats is quite scary I'm a scottish applicant as well and your ECs and academics are better than mine, UKCAT the same but STJ I got band 1, if you got rejected what hope is there

    Aw no don't give up hope! A better band UKCAT makes a huge difference and they may have just not liked my personal statement. If you've got this far you have a great chance at an offer!

    I also just realise how ridiculous I sound listing all my petty ECs, just thought it might be helpful for others to compare themselves against.
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    (Original post by peanutbutter18)
    Aw no don't give up hope! A better band UKCAT makes a huge difference and they may have just not liked my personal statement. If you've got this far you have a great chance at an offer!

    I also just realise how ridiculous I sound listing all my petty ECs, just thought it might be helpful for others to compare themselves against.
    Thanks this has cheered me up, its just so frustrating waiting for a decision and hearing about people getting rejected.
    Your ECs aren't petty they are actually quite good and have helped me get a better idea of where I stand.
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    Rejected today
    Gcses: 9a*s 1a
    Ukcat: 790, SJT band 2
    Predicted 3A*s
    As: 4As (av ums 95)
    Loads of EC/work experience
    On the bright side I have my other 3 offers and Edinburgh wasn't my first choice
    Good luck everyone else


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    (Original post by Medicguy)
    Rejected today
    Gcses: 9a*s 1a
    Ukcat: 790, SJT band 2
    Predicted 3A*s
    As: 4As (av ums 95)
    Loads of EC/work experience
    On the bright side I have my other 3 offers and Edinburgh wasn't my first choice
    Good luck everyone else


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    Its stats like yours that get rejections that make me wonder if the unis do contact eachother so they aren't offering the same people.

    I know its probably just a myth but sometimes you just don't know
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    (Original post by Medicguy)
    Rejected today
    Gcses: 9a*s 1a
    Ukcat: 790, SJT band 2
    Predicted 3A*s
    As: 4As (av ums 95)
    Loads of EC/work experience
    On the bright side I have my other 3 offers and Edinburgh wasn't my first choice
    Good luck everyone else


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    What kind of ECs/WEx did you have?


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    (Original post by Medicguy)
    Rejected today
    Gcses: 9a*s 1a
    Ukcat: 790, SJT band 2
    Predicted 3A*s
    As: 4As (av ums 95)
    Loads of EC/work experience
    On the bright side I have my other 3 offers and Edinburgh wasn't my first choice
    Good luck everyone else


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    And I'm sorry to hear about your rejection, but congrats on your other 3 offers! Wow


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    EC: monitor at school, regional hockey, rugby, running the marathon, gold dofe, in an organisation called phab at my school (we organise and run weeks for severely disabled teenagers), grade 6 saxophone/play in 3 bands.

    WE: 2 weeks shadowing consultant surgeon at hillingdon, 1 week helping at school for disabled children, phab, weekly volunteering at MENCAP, few days at a GP, 1 week at RNOH Stanmore, medlink


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    (Original post by Medicguy)
    EC: monitor at school, regional hockey, rugby, running the marathon, gold dofe, in an organisation called phab at my school (we organise and run weeks for severely disabled teenagers), grade 6 saxophone/play in 3 bands.

    WE: 2 weeks shadowing consultant surgeon at hillingdon, 1 week helping at school for disabled children, phab, weekly volunteering at MENCAP, few days at a GP, 1 week at RNOH Stanmore, medlink


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    Ok, I can feel a bit better about being rejected after seeing what I was compared with!! :eek:
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    ...so I have 8 days work experience and then just a year of voluntary...

    the rejection is beckoning
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    Does anyone know whether they're rejecting in alphabetical order? My friend got a rejection today and his surname begins with an F so fairly early on in the alphabet? I'm an 'M' so might hear tomorrow or the day after if they are doing it this way? Just a thought...
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    I was a J and heard today


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