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    Hello everyone. I have just contacted BArts and they have confirmed,

    Any Qualification that gives UCAS points stated on the UCAS website will be taken into account, if submitted.
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    Hi guys, I've just done my UKCAT and I only got a 670 average which I'm pretty gutted about to be honest but not all hope is lost! I'm either going to be predicted A*A*A*A or A*A*A*A* and I have 58 UCAS points from music and ASSET. I really want to apply to Barts but I'm terrified that my UKCAT isn't high enough! I don't really know where I'd have a good chance of applying for my other 3 places because my gcse's aren't that fantastic with 4A*s 6As and 1B and the B being in english language. I love barts, if only we could all get in haha
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    (Original post by saucysalamander)
    Hi guys, I've just done my UKCAT and I only got a 670 average which I'm pretty gutted about to be honest but not all hope is lost! I'm either going to be predicted A*A*A*A or A*A*A*A* and I have 58 UCAS points from music and ASSET. I really want to apply to Barts but I'm terrified that my UKCAT isn't high enough! I don't really know where I'd have a good chance of applying for my other 3 places because my gcse's aren't that fantastic with 4A*s 6As and 1B and the B being in english language. I love barts, if only we could all get in haha
    Hi there! Don't worry about your UKCAT too much it's a decent enough score. I'm starting at Barts this year and got in with a very low score of 645 . It's not the end of the world and your UCAS tariff seems very good with those predictions.
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    (Original post by mariomario1)
    Hi there! Don't worry about your UKCAT too much it's a decent enough score. I'm starting at Barts this year and got in with a very low score of 645 . It's not the end of the world and your UCAS tariff seems very good with those predictions.
    What was your tariff?
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    (Original post by mariomario1)
    Hi there! Don't worry about your UKCAT too much it's a decent enough score. I'm starting at Barts this year and got in with a very low score of 645 . It's not the end of the world and your UCAS tariff seems very good with those predictions.
    How much emphasis do Bart's put on your personal statement like at interview, do they have any specific criteria?
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    Does anyone think i will get in here...
    GCSE's 5xA* 6xA
    AS 4xA
    Alevel predictions 4xA
    UKCAT 2800 (700 average)
    I have grade 8 violin (distinction) and grade 6 piano (pass) which equates to 100 ucas points
    UCAS prediction is 580
    Thanks
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    (Original post by mariomario1)
    Hi there! Don't worry about your UKCAT too much it's a decent enough score. I'm starting at Barts this year and got in with a very low score of 645 . It's not the end of the world and your UCAS tariff seems very good with those predictions.
    Thank you!! Where else did you apply?
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    Does anyone know if you are predicted 3 A*s or whatever for Barts, do you have to achieve these? or will the typical 3 A's offer still stand?

    Thanks
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    He,
    I am really confused about something.

    I have A*AAA which adds to a UCAS tariff of 500. But I also have AAAA at AS Level, would I have to add AS aswell or not?

    Also I have a UKCAT of 690. With this tariff do you think that I should apply here?

    Thanks and please help I am gutted.
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    (Original post by DrumChops)
    What was your tariff?
    I'm not entirely sure. At the time I was predicted A*AAAA(now achieved A*A*A*AA) then I had 30 points from functional skills exams. I also did an ASDAN award which is supposedly worth 70 points . So at the time of applying my tariff was 720 I think.
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    (Original post by raveen789)
    How much emphasis do Bart's put on your personal statement like at interview, do they have any specific criteria?
    The interview consisted of around 50% on the article they gave me and 50% on my personal statement. It was just the usual questions you'd expect and they tended to pick out some specific bits for example 'I see you went to a PreMed session. Tell me what you learnt from it' They were very friendly and the nerves went away very quickly. Before the interview however they do not use the personal statement at all. It is mainly used to generate questions at interview.
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    (Original post by saucysalamander)
    Thank you!! Where else did you apply?
    That's alright. I applied to Barts, Imperial, Southampton, Bristol and King's(for Chemistry with Biomedicine)
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    Guys I read this on another thread and got me worried!

    As an example, data on the Barts UCAS tariff score on their successful candidates indicate those with the highest scores were much more successful compared to those close to the cut-off boundary, something in the order of 86% receiving offers versus 32% for those close to the boundary.

    I would be in the mid range criteria based on last years report
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    Do u think guys that with a tariff of 788 and a ukcat 732.5 I will be in the high range?


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    (Original post by mariomario1)
    The interview consisted of around 50% on the article they gave me and 50% on my personal statement. It was just the usual questions you'd expect and they tended to pick out some specific bits for example 'I see you went to a PreMed session. Tell me what you learnt from it' They were very friendly and the nerves went away very quickly. Before the interview however they do not use the personal statement at all. It is mainly used to generate questions at interview.
    Thank you <3
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    (Original post by Alexsk)
    Do u think guys that with a tariff of 788 and a ukcat 732.5 I will be in the high range?


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    of course
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    (Original post by raveen789)
    Guys I read this on another thread and got me worried!

    As an example, data on the Barts UCAS tariff score on their successful candidates indicate those with the highest scores were much more successful compared to those close to the cut-off boundary, something in the order of 86% receiving offers versus 32% for those close to the boundary.

    I would be in the mid range criteria based on last years report
    I posted that to see if any data like it was available for Newcastle, just look at the start of the Bart A100 2013 thread for the details worked out from a FoI request on 2012 intake, see http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=2059198. That 32% was for those interviewed with a UCAS between 400 and 480, the next higher scoring group (480 to 540) had a 77% success rate so far better. That should put your mind at rest unless you're borderline UCAS anyway on the 460 target?
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    (Original post by Perfect Choice)
    I posted that to see if any data like it was available for Newcastle, just look at the start of the Bart A100 2013 thread for the details worked out from a FoI request on 2012 intake, see http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=2059198. That 32% was for those interviewed with a UCAS between 400 and 480, the next higher scoring group (480 to 540) had a 77% success rate so far better. That should put your mind at rest unless you're borderline UCAS anyway on the 460 target?
    I have 540 tariff and 740 UKCAT, but after seeing some tariff here it is definitely inferior
    But I believe the data you are looking at is from the 2012 cycle where BL changed their admissions criteria from solely UKCAT cut off to straight UCAS tariff ranking. When I applied to BL last year, we assumed that it was the same as in just UCAS tariff ranking but then they introduced the UCAS + UKCAT combo which we were not explicitly told about but had a feeling it was going to go this way. So I believe that now once you reach interview then the academics are left behind and it's down to your interview performance. BUT I could be wrong
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    Once you get to interview, your academics and UCAS score has no bearing on their decision to make an offer as far as I can see. That 2012 data is only reflecting what happened at interview then, don't see a problem with your tariff and UKCAT and a blended rating now as you're mentioned. Found some data on 2013 entry as well: The average UKCAT total score for 2013 entry applicants was 2680. The average UCAS tariff points for 2013 entry applicants was 577.
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    (Original post by Perfect Choice)
    Once you get to interview, your academics and UCAS score has no bearing on their decision to make an offer as far as I can see. That 2012 data is only reflecting what happened at interview then, don't see a problem with your tariff and UKCAT and a blended rating now as you're mentioned. Found some data on 2013 entry as well: The average UKCAT total score for 2013 entry applicants was 2680. The average UCAS tariff points for 2013 entry applicants was 577.
    Im a big worrier xD
 
 
 
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