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Welcome to the Cardiff University A100 2021 Entry Discussion.

Cardif A100 2020 thread: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=6022452

For general information click: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/unde...medicine-mbbch

For entry requirements click: (see above)

Cardiff Medicine 2021 Offer Holders' thread: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=6976422

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Hi everyone I'm a current 2nd year medic at Cardiff University going into my 3rd year September. I'm here to answer any questions you have. Look forward to discussions!
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Hi, so do you go to Cardiff for medicine at the moment?if so, I am really keen on applying here for 2021 entry and I was wondering does Cardiff take UCAT scores seriously, do they look out for anything specific in personal statements, what is the interview process like, and what is the course outline like?thank you!
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Hi, so do you go to Cardiff for medicine at the moment?if so, I am really keen on applying here for 2021 entry and I was wondering does Cardiff take UCAT scores seriously, do they look out for anything specific in personal statements, what is the interview process like, and what is the course outline like?thank you!
I am so sorry did not see this yes I'm a current medic here there is less weighting on ucat I would recommend checking out e admissions criteria https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/unde...icine/medicine
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Hello; Does anybody know how much was the minimum GCSE score requirement for Cardiff medicine to be shortlisted?
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Hello; Thank you for the information. Does anybody knows what was the minimum GCSE score for shortlisting for Cardiff medicine this year 2020 interviews?
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Hello; Thank you for the information. Does anybody knows what was the minimum GCSE score for shortlisting for Cardiff medicine this year 2020 interviews?
There were several examples of applicants with straight 9’s failing to get interviews this year. Their selection criteria was clearly inadequate so unless Cardiff change it you need to be wary about applying there.
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1 grade 9, 6 grade 8, 1 grade 7 and 1 grade 6 is it sensible to apply for cardiff
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1 grade 9, 6 grade 8, 1 grade 7 and 1 grade 6 is it sensible to apply for cardiff
Well let's just say that even people with straight A*s get rejected from Cardiff. You'll be taking that risk.

Also please post in the 2021 thread (i.e. this one) and not the 2020 thread if you are a 2021 applicant! :ta:
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Well let's just say that even people with straight A*s get rejected from Cardiff. You'll be taking that risk.

Also please post in the 2021 thread (i.e. this one) and not the 2020 thread if you are a 2021 applicant! :ta:
This is the 2021 thread?
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This is the 2021 thread?
I moved it here, hence the reminder in case they're wondering why it's a different thread their post has moved
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1 grade 9, 6 grade 8, 1 grade 7 and 1 grade 6 is it sensible to apply for cardiff
I wouldn't advise somebody with straight 9's to apply after what happened last year. You will have far more sensible choices if you get a decent UCAT score.
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Well let's just say that even people with straight A*s get rejected from Cardiff. You'll be taking that risk.

Also please post in the 2021 thread (i.e. this one) and not the 2020 thread if you are a 2021 applicant! :ta:
will do thank you, are there any other universities to avoid based on my GCSE's
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will do thank you, are there any other universities to avoid based on my GCSE's
Oxford... and potentially Leeds (which has no GCSE requirements but score their applicants' GCSEs).

When you have your UCAT score, please post to https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=5622970 and the experts will advise on your individual scores which are your best choices.
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I have 1 9, 8 8s and 1 7. Do you think this is good enough
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I have 1 9, 8 8s and 1 7. Do you think this is good enough
Very risky. There’s a virtual open day starting now which might be worth attending where they should be explaining their admissions process. Unfortunately it doesn’t look like they are changing it from last year.
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Very risky. There’s a virtual open day starting now which might be worth attending where they should be explaining their admissions process. Unfortunately it doesn’t look like they are changing it from last year.
This is completely wrong please do not answer questions on this forum
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I have 1 9, 8 8s and 1 7. Do you think this is good enough
Definitely!
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This is completely wrong please do not answer questions on this forum
Quite a few examples on last years’s thread of applicants with straight 9’s failing to get interviews.
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This is completely wrong please do not answer questions on this forum
Why? Do you have info on how they chose between applicants with 9 x 8/9/A* who were interviewed and those they rejected last year?
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