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    (Original post by Oakflame)
    How far has everyone got with their choices and applications? Anyone started on the personal statement yet?
    Not really. I still don't know what I want to do - I'm hoping a Taster Day at UCL will help me make my mind up about what course I want to do. You?

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    heya

    im beginning to gather my thoughts about what im going to write, but im waiting to do more work experience before i really get going with it

    have you started writing yours?
    No, I haven't started. I will probably start during the summer! Right now I am at the stage where I have to decide what schools I want to apply to. Oxford is a given, but the others I'm not entirely sure about
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    (Original post by misstac)
    i go to a private school so im not eligible for UNIQ :/

    Oh god work experience! I did a week in a hospital last summer and i have a week lined up in easter and then another in july- but boy did i struggle to get those!

    awesome on the volunteering!

    are you doing any healthcare related work experience? ive written to my pharmacy..

    Ive had a look through some ukcat questions but yeah im going to leave that till after exams! I want to take in in early august probably - what about you?

    (also, are you doing any extra reading yet) :eek:
    Ah that's rubbish what are your stats if you don't mind me asking, and what are you doing for A Level?

    You're so lucky to have done work experience already! I was so pleased to get the volunteering placement, it took a lot of work to organise haha!


    I'm hoping to do the UKCAT around the same time as you too- after the exams but before A2s start I want to make sure I've done a lot of work towards it as I know you can just flop on the day! I haven't done much extra reading because I'm so busy, although hopefully I'll start doing some in the next few months.
    What other universities are you hoping to apply to?


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    (Original post by Oakflame)
    No, I haven't started. I will probably start during the summer! Right now I am at the stage where I have to decide what schools I want to apply to. Oxford is a given, but the others I'm not entirely sure about
    what course are you applying for?
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    (Original post by misstac)
    what course are you applying for?
    PPE You?
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    Ah that's rubbish what are your stats if you don't mind me asking, and what are you doing for A Level?

    You're so lucky to have done work experience already! I was so pleased to get the volunteering placement, it took a lot of work to organise haha!


    I'm hoping to do the UKCAT around the same time as you too- after the exams but before A2s start I want to make sure I've done a lot of work towards it as I know you can just flop on the day! I haven't done much extra reading because I'm so busy, although hopefully I'll start doing some in the next few months.
    What other universities are you hoping to apply to?


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    My stats are 10A* at gcse and and A in additional maths, currently doing bio chem physics and maths AS, hopefully I'll continue all four to A2 (but that depends on as grades:eek:). what are yours?

    yeah my work experience was really useful in confirming medicine for me!

    I really need to start reading more, especially for oxford. aah so much to do!

    In terms of unis right now im thinking Imperial, Kings and Queen Mary/or Birmingham. What about you?
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    (Original post by Oakflame)
    PPE You?
    ah nice! what subjects are you doing? mine's medicine
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    (Original post by misstac)
    ah nice! what subjects are you doing? mine's medicine
    I am not from the UK, and haven't taken GCSE's or A levels. I am currently in my second to last year of the Swedish equivalent of high school. I take a lote of subjects However, I am studying a course that is specialized in Civics, which means I have International Relations, Humanitarian Specialization, Civics and History, in addition to the general subjects all "high school" student in Sweden take. I have also chosen to study extra math.

    Oh, medicine It seems really tough to get in!
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    (Original post by misstac)
    My stats are 10A* at gcse and and A in additional maths, currently doing bio chem physics and maths AS, hopefully I'll continue all four to A2 (but that depends on as grades:eek:). what are yours?

    yeah my work experience was really useful in confirming medicine for me!

    I really need to start reading more, especially for oxford. aah so much to do!

    In terms of unis right now im thinking Imperial, Kings and Queen Mary/or Birmingham. What about you?
    Ah wow your stats are fab!!
    I got 14A*s and I did AS Religious Studies early, in which I got an A. I'm doing Biology, Chemistry, Maths and English for A Level, and I really hope I can keep all four going next year haha!!

    Same, extra reading is probably going to be so important!


    I really like the look of Imperial and Kings too, I'm currently trying to decipher between both! Apart from Oxford and one of these two, I'm thinking Glasgow and possibly Leeds, Nottingham or Bristol!


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    Ah wow your stats are fab!!
    I got 14A*s and I did AS Religious Studies early, in which I got an A. I'm doing Biology, Chemistry, Maths and English for A Level, and I really hope I can keep all four going next year haha!!

    Same, extra reading is probably going to be so important!


    I really like the look of Imperial and Kings too, I'm currently trying to decipher between both! Apart from Oxford and one of these two, I'm thinking Glasgow and possibly Leeds, Nottingham or Bristol!


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    wowo awesome stats too!!
    Ah nice choices, are you going to go to all the open days?
    I think i'd either want to be in oxford or london, ya know - close to home
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    (Original post by misstac)
    wowo awesome stats too!!
    Ah nice choices, are you going to go to all the open days?
    I think i'd either want to be in oxford or london, ya know - close to home
    Haha thank you so much

    I'm hoping to go to quite a few open days- I think it's important to actually see the medical schools as you can't always get a realistic view from the websites!

    Ah wow, so you live close to Oxford/London then? I live ages away haha, that is the only thing that worries me because I would be relatively far away! Have there been quite a few people from your school to go to Oxford then?


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    Haha thank you so much

    I'm hoping to go to quite a few open days- I think it's important to actually see the medical schools as you can't always get a realistic view from the websites!

    Ah wow, so you live close to Oxford/London then? I live ages away haha, that is the only thing that worries me because I would be relatively far away! Have there been quite a few people from your school to go to Oxford then?


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    Have you ordered any prospectuses yet? I have about fifteen already . . . !

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    Have you ordered any prospectuses yet? I have about fifteen already . . . !

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    Fifteen!?! From which unis?? I've only ordered one from UCL :')

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    Have you ordered any prospectuses yet? I have about fifteen already . . . !

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    I haven't ordered any yet actually, need to start doing that haha! How much do they cost, or are they free?


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    Fifteen!?! From which unis?? I've only ordered one from UCL :')

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    I haven't ordered any yet actually, need to start doing that haha! How much do they cost, or are they free?


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    They're like Pokémon cards . . . And yes, they are completely free! I might drop SOAS an angry email as I requested a prospectus in October and I still haven't got it yet!

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    Hopefully Oxford Law(Jurisprudence)
    GCSEs : 7A* 3A
    Been doing some wider reading but thinking of leaving the personal statement until the holidays. Anyone else wanting to study law?
    College: No clue!


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    They're like Pokémon cards . . . And yes, they are completely free! I might drop SOAS an angry email as I requested a prospectus in October and I still haven't got it yet!

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    I might take a picture of my pile of prospectuses... I think I win.
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    I'm a bit apprehensive about the MAT for Oxford :afraid:
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    Have you ordered any prospectuses yet? I have about fifteen already . . . !

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    Are you going to any open days?
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    I might take a picture of my pile of prospectuses... I think I win.
    Please do! :bl:
 
 
 
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