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    To everyone who has 4 rejections - please don't lose hope. I'm a graduate and I was in this situation last time I applied, I had 4 pre interview rejections due to a rubbish UKCAT. I took some time out and missed an application cycle, worked and volunteered. This year I took the UKCAT and was careful with my choices and had 4 interview offers. I ultimately have had 1 unconditional, 1 conditional, 1 waiting list and I withdrew from the last. I almost stopped following my medicine dream, I'm so glad I didn't! Don't lose faith x
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    (Original post by RedNebula)
    Has anyone received an interview if they have a GCSE score of 25 or lower? I haven't seen anyone on here get an interview with less than 26 and if they are still interviewing was wondering if there is much hope

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    For Cardiff right? My friend had an interview with 24 points I think
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    (Original post by wanab)
    To everyone who has 4 rejections - please don't lose hope. I'm a graduate and I was in this situation last time I applied, I had 4 pre interview rejections due to a rubbish UKCAT. I took some time out and missed an application cycle, worked and volunteered. This year I took the UKCAT and was careful with my choices and had 4 interview offers. I ultimately have had 1 unconditional, 1 conditional, 1 waiting list and I withdrew from the last. I almost stopped following my medicine dream, I'm so glad I didn't! Don't lose faith x
    Congrats! Where did you have offers from? How do you think your interviews went? I seem to be failing all my interviews for some reason.
    PS. I see you're a fan of Grey's anatomy
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    (Original post by thatcooldude2.0)
    For Cardiff right? My friend had an interview with 24 points I think
    Yeah, sorry I meant to write Cardiff :oops: Ah okay, was that this year? There may be some hope yet then... thank you
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    (Original post by RedNebula)
    Yeah, sorry I meant to write Cardiff :oops: Ah okay, was that this year? There may be some hope yet then... thank you
    Yeah, I think her interview was in February this year. Good luck!
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    (Original post by yoyo.sat)
    Are you gonna reapply next year? If so, Do you feel that you might get rejected again because of interview skills? Because that's how I feel, that's what I'm scared of. Especially since none of those damn universities would tell us what we did wrong!

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    I knew someone who got 4 post interview rejections and then got an offer the next year
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    To people that are currently on 3 rejection! Do not fear!! I had 3 rejections and was waiting for my final decision but was genuinely expecting a rejection since my interview went embarrassingly badly (3 interviewers rolled their eyes at me) but I luckily got an offer!

    I just wish everyone the best of luck and don't worry if you have to take a gap year! I was already prepared for one and there are some amazing things that you can do!! good luck xx
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    (Original post by JannaX)
    ...interview went embarrassingly badly (3 interviewers rolled their eyes at me) but I luckily got an offer!
    Success after eyerolling here too! Interviewer asked about resilience and I mentioned unwinding with teen fiction about demon hunters and vampires....said some sensible stuff too but I get too excited about Cassandra Clare novels.
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    Success after eyerolling here too! Interviewer asked about resilience and I mentioned unwinding with teen fiction about demon hunters and vampires....said some sensible stuff too but I get too excited about Cassandra Clare novels.
    haha they can't judge you based on what you unwind doing though, they probably scored you highly seeing how passionate you were about it all!!
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    (Original post by thatcooldude2.0)
    Yeah, I think her interview was in February this year. Good luck!
    Thanks, you too! hope it all goes well

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    (Original post by Quilverine)
    Success after eyerolling here too! Interviewer asked about resilience and I mentioned unwinding with teen fiction about demon hunters and vampires....said some sensible stuff too but I get too excited about Cassandra Clare novels.
    Omgg lol reading a Cassandra Clare novel rn (Lady Midnight)

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    (Original post by thatcooldude2.0)
    Congrats! Where did you have offers from? How do you think your interviews went? I seem to be failing all my interviews for some reason.
    PS. I see you're a fan of Grey's anatomy
    Ha ha yes I'm a big Grey's fan Offers are from Dundee and Barts and waiting list for Glasgow.

    My interviews were all very different my tip would be to be yourself, give authentic answers. At the first interview I think I was overthinking my answers (and was wait listed), by the second I had reached the conclusion that I would rather be rejected for being me than for giving the answers I thought they wanted to hear - and I had offers from interviews 2 and 3, I will never know the outcome of interview 4 as I withdrew. Don't give up - you know you can get the interviews, now work on your interview technique and try again next cycle!
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    (Original post by yoyo.sat)
    Omgg lol reading a Cassandra Clare novel rn (Lady Midnight)

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    I came so close to failing first year anatomy because she was in London the day of the practical assessment managed to get all my books signed, speak to her and Sarah Rees Brennan (Maya from Fiction Alley if you have been a CC fan since her fanfic days) and got to the practical a few minutes before they closed (hedged my bets on being nearly last up because of my surname). I am way more responsible now. ( 10/10 Would do it again).
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    (Original post by Quilverine)
    I came so close to failing first year anatomy because she was in London the day of the practical assessment managed to get all my books signed, speak to her and Sarah Rees Brennan (Maya from Fiction Alley if you have been a CC fan since her fanfic days) and got to the practical a few minutes before they closed (hedged my bets on being nearly last up because of my surname). I am way more responsible now. ( 10/10 Would do it again).
    Loool you're so lucky you saw her tho!!

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    (Original post by yoyo.sat)
    Loool you're so lucky you saw her tho!!

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    Lady Mignight tour in 3 weeks!

    http://www.cassandraclare.com/tour-dates/
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    (Original post by Quilverine)
    Lady Mignight tour in 3 weeks!

    http://www.cassandraclare.com/tour-dates/
    Omgg thank you!!

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    Lady Mignight tour in 3 weeks!

    http://www.cassandraclare.com/tour-dates/
    Omg this is amazing!!
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    (Original post by wanab)
    Ha ha yes I'm a big Grey's fan Offers are from Dundee and Barts and waiting list for Glasgow.

    My interviews were all very different my tip would be to be yourself, give authentic answers. At the first interview I think I was overthinking my answers (and was wait listed), by the second I had reached the conclusion that I would rather be rejected for being me than for giving the answers I thought they wanted to hear - and I had offers from interviews 2 and 3, I will never know the outcome of interview 4 as I withdrew. Don't give up - you know you can get the interviews, now work on your interview technique and try again next cycle!
    I'm a fan on Grey's anatomy too haha Congrats on those offers! Which one is your first choice? I had a rejection from Barts unfortunately. It's a shame they don't give feedback tbh. How did you prepare for your interviews?
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    4 rejections lawls, deary me. Still, I guess it was worth a shot
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    (Original post by Yammy)
    4 rejections lawls, deary me. Still, I guess it was worth a shot
    aww I'm sorry, had the same when i applied as an undergrad, are you planning on reapplying?
 
 
 
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