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    There must be an internal scoring system assessing: GCSE, AS level, Achieved or Predicted A2 grades, Personal statement, ukcat apparently only used to differentiate between applicants who have similar scores, and then the top X of all applicants get selected for interview, which will then be filtered down further I'm guessing
    Nope, BM6 look at personal statement and reference, once you've met the minimum academic criteria and eligibility criteria there is no discrimination against someone who has 5 B's at GCSE or someone with 5 A*'s at GCSE, similarly someone with BBC predicted will not be disadvantaged over someone with AAA predictions.
    It is just purely down to your personal statement and reference to be honest is what I gather from previous TSR BM6 threads.
    UKCAT is only looked at to compare between two very similar candidates where it is too close to call who should get an offer or not.
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    (Original post by Female Gunner)
    Hey guys! I read somewhere that over 500 people applied for the BM6 course this year. If they take everything into consideration, how do they select the people they invite to interviews? Especially if everyone who applied is more or less in the same situation in terms of bursary, income ect ect.

    Thanks
    i think its just down to personal statement to be honest. They do mention in their email that submission of the eligibility criteria does not guarantee you a place at the selection day and that they do not interview all applicants. They first select a number of applicants for a selection day and then out of those who performed well they choose to invite for the actual panel interview I believe.
    Don't quote me on that

    And an update is that Southampton will now award the BMBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) degree and the BMedSci, rather than the previous BM (Bachelor of Medicine) degree. Oooh this reminds me of Nottingham medicine graduates. :beard:
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    i think its just down to personal statement to be honest. They do mention in their email that submission of the eligibility criteria does not guarantee you a place at the selection day and that they do not interview all applicants. They first select a number of applicants for a selection day and then out of those who performed well they choose to invite for the actual panel interview I believe.
    Don't quote me on that

    And an update is that Southampton will now award the BMBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) degree and the BMedSci, rather than the previous BM (Bachelor of Medicine) degree. Oooh this reminds me of Nottingham medicine graduates. :beard:
    2 interviews! So i have to come down to Southampton twice by train- money does not grow in trees!
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    2 interviews! So i have to come down to Southampton twice by train- money does not grow in trees!
    I'm sure they reimburse travel costs, someone please correct me if I am wrong
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    Just checked online the selection day will include a group task and a panel interview. So in essence the selection day is the interview. Phew
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    (Original post by Hamzah Amir Khan)
    I'm sure they reimburse travel costs, someone please correct me if I am wrong
    Just checked online the selection day will include a group task and a panel interview. So in essence the selection day is the interview. Phew
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    (Original post by alanconnel)
    Just checked online the selection day will include a group task and a panel interview. So in essence the selection day is the interview. Phew
    Phew what a relief.
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    Its all about praying now hopeing for an interview.
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    Hiya. Any ex applicants or students....I just want to know if the selection day and interview is the same day/thing?

    Thanks

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    I am a BM6 student :yes:. Yep, all on the same day. Choice of 2 dates by the looks of things

    (Original post by Female Gunner)
    Hey guys! I read somewhere that over 500 people applied for the BM6 course this year. If they take everything into consideration, how do they select the people they invite to interviews? Especially if everyone who applied is more or less in the same situation in terms of bursary, income ect ect.

    Thanks

    First they check you meet all the requirements - GCSE, A level, Eligibility.

    Then they judge your personal statement on the 3 non-academic criteria. You get up to 5 marks for each section. Interviews are given based on this score.


    (Original post by TCO)
    There must be an internal scoring system assessing: GCSE, AS level, Achieved or Predicted A2 grades, Personal statement, ukcat apparently only used to differentiate between applicants who have similar scores, and then the top X of all applicants get selected for interview, which will then be filtered down further I'm guessing
    See above :yes:.

    (Original post by Hamzah Amir Khan)
    Nope, BM6 look at personal statement and reference, once you've met the minimum academic criteria and eligibility criteria there is no discrimination against someone who has 5 B's at GCSE or someone with 5 A*'s at GCSE, similarly someone with BBC predicted will not be disadvantaged over someone with AAA predictions.
    It is just purely down to your personal statement and reference to be honest is what I gather from previous TSR BM6 threads.
    UKCAT is only looked at to compare between two very similar candidates where it is too close to call who should get an offer or not.
    :yes::yes::yes::yes::yes::yes::yes::yes::yes::yes::yes:

    (Original post by Hamzah Amir Khan)
    i think its just down to personal statement to be honest. They do mention in their email that submission of the eligibility criteria does not guarantee you a place at the selection day and that they do not interview all applicants. They first select a number of applicants for a selection day and then out of those who performed well they choose to invite for the actual panel interview I believe.
    Don't quote me on that

    And an update is that Southampton will now award the BMBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) degree and the BMedSci, rather than the previous BM (Bachelor of Medicine) degree. Oooh this reminds me of Nottingham medicine graduates. :beard:
    Not quite. The selection day IS the interview. There aren't two different days :nah:.

    (Original post by alanconnel)
    2 interviews! So i have to come down to Southampton twice by train- money does not grow in trees!
    They reimburse £100 of travel fees (not overnight stays) and it is only 1 day :yes:

    (Original post by Hamzah Amir Khan)
    I'm sure they reimburse travel costs, someone please correct me if I am wrong
    :yes: up to £100.
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    (Original post by Neostigmine)
    I am a BM6 student :yes:. Yep, all on the same day. Choice of 2 dates by the looks of things




    First they check you meet all the requirements - GCSE, A level, Eligibility.

    Then they judge your personal statement on the 3 non-academic criteria. You get up to 5 marks for each section. Interviews are given based on this score.




    See above :yes:.



    :yes::yes::yes::yes::yes::yes::yes::yes::yes::yes::yes:



    Not quite. The selection day IS the interview. There aren't two different days :nah:.



    They reimburse £100 of travel fees (not overnight stays) and it is only 1 day :yes:



    :yes: up to £100.
    Thanks for clearing things up Bethaney!
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    (Original post by TCO)
    There must be an internal scoring system assessing: GCSE, AS level, Achieved or Predicted A2 grades, Personal statement, ukcat apparently only used to differentiate between applicants who have similar scores, and then the top X of all applicants get selected for interview, which will then be filtered down further I'm guessing

    Oh! Thanks for clearing that up!
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    (Original post by Hamzah Amir Khan)
    i think its just down to personal statement to be honest. They do mention in their email that submission of the eligibility criteria does not guarantee you a place at the selection day and that they do not interview all applicants. They first select a number of applicants for a selection day and then out of those who performed well they choose to invite for the actual panel interview I believe.
    Don't quote me on that

    And an update is that Southampton will now award the BMBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) degree and the BMedSci, rather than the previous BM (Bachelor of Medicine) degree. Oooh this reminds me of Nottingham medicine graduates. :beard:
    Thanks for clearing that up for me! It's good to know we don't have to travel down to Southampton twice
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    (Original post by Neostigmine)
    I am a BM6 student :yes:. Yep, all on the same day. Choice of 2 dates by the looks of things




    First they check you meet all the requirements - GCSE, A level, Eligibility.

    Then they judge your personal statement on the 3 non-academic criteria. You get up to 5 marks for each section. Interviews are given based on this score.




    See above :yes:.



    :yes::yes::yes::yes::yes::yes::yes::yes::yes::yes::yes:



    Not quite. The selection day IS the interview. There aren't two different days :nah:.



    They reimburse £100 of travel fees (not overnight stays) and it is only 1 day :yes:



    :yes: up to £100.

    Thank you so much for the information!
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    Who went to the Southampton open day? What did you like most about the Uni and the BM6 course? The student support there sounds really good! And if you don't mind me asking, what were your 5th choices?
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    (Original post by Female Gunner)
    Who went to the Southampton open day? What did you like most about the Uni and the BM6 course? The student support there sounds really good! And if you don't mind me asking, what were your 5th choices?
    No didn't go open day. Biological science
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    UCL biomedical sciences 😁
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    (Original post by games211)
    No didn't go open day. Biological science
    Cool! At which uni?
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    (Original post by M!lad)
    UCL biomedical sciences ������
    Ah! UCL is amazing! What are the entry requirements?
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    (Original post by Female Gunner)
    Ah! UCL is amazing! What are the entry requirements?
    Yhh I don't live too far from it either and it's AAA, where did you apply for your backup?
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    (Original post by M!lad)
    Yhh I don't live too far from it either and it's AAA, where did you apply for your backup?

    Yeah same! I just have to take 29 from my house. I did work experience there too! I absolutely love UCL, but I didn't apply And I applied to Leicester for Medical Biochemistry! Have you heard from UCL yet?
 
 
 
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