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    (Original post by mynameisntbobk)
    You posted this a whole 2 minutes before me yet I didn't see it
    I get a notification on my phone whenever someone posts in this thread (and I have no life)
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    It says up to 3 sciences, does this mean they may not include all of my sciences?
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    (Original post by k1rby)
    I get a notification on my phone whenever someone posts in this thread (and I have no life)
    But when the thread actually blows up, your phone will go crazy though you can get away with having no life since you've got an unconditional for next year; you can just laze around
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    (Original post by Mary.A)
    It says up to 3 sciences, does this mean they may not include all of my sciences?
    If you have biology, chemistry and physics as separate GCSEs they will use them. I think they're just specifying as someone could have taken two chemistry GCSEs (perhaps had a weird school or on different exam boards) and so will have done 4 science GCSEs.


    (Original post by mynameisntbobk)
    But when the thread actually blows up, your phone will go crazy though you can get away with having no life since you've got an unconditional for next year; you can just laze around
    True that and I'm loving this freedom - in a few weeks I'll be dying of boredom though
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    (Original post by k1rby)
    If you have biology, chemistry and physics as separate GCSEs they will use them. I think they're just specifying as someone could have taken two chemistry GCSEs (perhaps had a weird school or on different exam boards) and so will have done 4 science GCSEs.

    Then why would they also write best other subject(s)?? Doesn't that mean they would take less than 3 sciences into account because I know they will definitely ask for Maths and English Language? Sorry if it seems i'm trying to go against everything you're saying, I just want to make sure I cant apply here.


    True that and I'm loving this freedom - in a few weeks I'll be dying of boredom though
    ;'
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    (Original post by k1rby)
    If you have biology, chemistry and physics as separate GCSEs they will use them. I think they're just specifying as someone could have taken two chemistry GCSEs (perhaps had a weird school or on different exam boards) and so will have done 4 science GCSEs.




    True that and I'm loving this freedom - in a few weeks I'll be dying of boredom though

    Then why would they also write best other subject(s)?? Doesn't that mean they would take less than 3 sciences into account because I know they will definitely ask for Maths and English Language? Sorry if it seems i'm trying to go against everything you're saying, I just want to make sure I cant apply here.
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    (Original post by k1rby)

    True that and I'm loving this freedom - in a few weeks I'll be dying of boredom though
    Its no worse than the stress of A-levels, I'm sure you'll find something to pass the time though (gym, work etc)
    (Original post by Mary.A)
    ;'

    Some people only take double science, so they'd be assessed on science x2, maths, English language and 2 other best subjects.

    People who do separate sciences will be assessed on science x3, maths, English language and 1 other best subject
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    (Original post by mynameisntbobk)
    Its no worse than the stress of A-levels, I'm sure you'll find something to pass the time though (gym, work etc)



    Some people only take double science, so they'd be assessed on science x2, maths, English language and 2 other best subjects.

    People who do separate sciences will be assessed on science x3, maths, English language and 1 other best subject
    There are 2 different sections, one says; maths, English language, double science(2) and best 2 other subjects, while the other one says; maths, English language, separate sciences (up to 3) and best other subject(s) so shouldn't this mean they may not count all sciences if it doesn't give you the highest score possible?
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    (Original post by Mary.A)
    There are 2 different sections, one says; maths, English language, double science(2) and best 2 other subjects, while the other one says; maths, English language, separate sciences (up to 3) and best other subject(s) so shouldn't this mean they may not count all sciences if it doesn't give you the highest score possible?

    Oh I see your confusion then. They would count all your separate sciences (up to 3). However rare it is, there probably are some cases where people do only biology and chemistry/chemistry and physics/biology and physics. So in these cases, there aren't 3 separate sciences, so they use the ones you have (2).
    Again rare, but some people may take a science on different exam boards giving them 2 of that science, so they could have 4+ sciences, but Leicester only use up to 3 in this case
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    (Original post by mynameisntbobk)
    Oh I see your confusion then. They would count all your separate sciences (up to 3). However rare it is, there probably are some cases where people do only biology and chemistry/chemistry and physics/biology and physics. So in these cases, there aren't 3 separate sciences, so they use the ones you have (2).
    Again rare, but some people may take a science on different exam boards giving them 2 of that science, so they could have 4+ sciences, but Leicester only use up to 3 in this case
    Thank you So does this mean I shouldn't apply to Leicester because of my score of 56??
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    (Original post by Mary.A)
    Thank you So does this mean I shouldn't apply to Leicester because of my score of 56??
    Last year, scores of 56 had their personal statements scored out of 30 and ranked with the highest getting the remaining interview places (not sure what percentage got interviews though). It's up to you really; some people would risk it, others wouldn't.
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    I'm applying for grad at Leicester this year. I've just seen on their faqs that you must live within 20 miles to go. I was planning on commuting from home, about an hour each way. I can't really afford to live there and I don't want to live on campus. Does anyone know how strict they are about this for graduates

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    I'm applying for grad at Leicester this year. I've just seen on their faqs that you must live within 20 miles to go. I was planning on commuting from home, about an hour each way. I can't really afford to live there and I don't want to live on campus. Does anyone know how strict they are about this for graduates

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    Same rule was put on our info pack too.


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    (Original post by Amyk89)
    I'm applying for grad at Leicester this year. I've just seen on their faqs that you must live within 20 miles to go. I was planning on commuting from home, about an hour each way. I can't really afford to live there and I don't want to live on campus. Does anyone know how strict they are about this for graduates
    Not sure but you should email them and explain your situation.
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    (Original post by k1rby)
    Not sure but you should email them and explain your situation.
    Thanks I will do. I would hate to miss out on it because of something like that

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    What do you guys think would be the minimum score you need out of 60 to guarantee an interview? Thank you


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      (Original post by Amyk89)
      I'm applying for grad at Leicester this year. I've just seen on their faqs that you must live within 20 miles to go. I was planning on commuting from home, about an hour each way. I can't really afford to live there and I don't want to live on campus. Does anyone know how strict they are about this for graduates

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      2 hours travel each day can be very demanding. Especially in the later years. As others have suggested, it might be worth explaining the situation to the medical school
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      (Original post by StudentAT)
      What do you guys think would be the minimum score you need out of 60 to guarantee an interview? Thank you


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      Last year was 57. I'd imagine similar or higher this year

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      (Original post by Magician)
      2 hours travel each day can be very demanding. Especially in the later years. As others have suggested, it might be worth explaining the situation to the medical school
      Thanks I will do. Just looked and it's only 25 miles so a bit over (and more like 45 mins). It would be less taxing on me personally than trying to afford to live on my own (I really dislike sharing) but it's something that I would reassess each year

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      Hi can someone please tell me what my score would be:
      Gcses: 8A* (including maths english and chem and physics) 4A's (biology included)
      As levels: AAAB chemistry maths spanish and biology respectively
      UKCAT: 2960 band 1
     
     
     
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