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    (Original post by needy2.0)
    On group interviews?
    Yes it says individual and then sub-sections into group

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    (Original post by vickie89uk)
    Yes it says individual and then sub-sections into group

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    Thanks I've already come across that thread it seems but I was hoping for a bit more information as group tasks aren't really my strong points and I wouldn't say I'm bursting with knowledge so I wanted to know what kinds of topics have been discussed from people who have already done it. Put my mind a bit at ease.
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    (Original post by needy2.0)
    Thanks I've already come across that thread it seems but I was hoping for a bit more information as group tasks aren't really my strong points and I wouldn't say I'm bursting with knowledge so I wanted to know what kinds of topics have been discussed from people who have already done it. Put my mind a bit at ease.
    Maybe write a new conversation and ask about it more applicants will see your post i haven't been through the process yet so i can't help you with that sorry let me know if you write a thread i would be interested to see what applicants say


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    I understand that to get through to the interview stage your personal statement has to be really good; because as explained before it is the personal statement which is marked. I want know do references contribute to the overall number of points as well inorder to get through to an interview.
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    Will do. So are you applying or have you already
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    (Original post by needy2.0)
    Will do. So are you applying or have you already
    In applying for 2016


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    (Original post by needy2.0)
    a page number would be nice it is long
    There are only 20 pages. You'll find other info out on the way. You're applying to be a medical student - independent learning is key. Don't expect things to just be handed to you.

    And I've already told you that there is nothing to find out about the group interview as the university doesn't allow people to know before hand.


    You cannot prepare for it until the day and on the day they give you time to prepare.
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    (Original post by Neostigmine)
    There are only 20 pages. You'll find other info out on the way. You're applying to be a medical student - independent learning is key. Don't expect things to just be handed to you.

    And I've already told you that there is nothing to find out about the group interview as the university doesn't allow people to know before hand.


    You cannot prepare for it until the day and on the day they give you time to prepare.
    I wasn't asking about my one I know that. I meant past ones I just wanted a general idea and it's not like I've had much handed down to me in life.
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    (Original post by vickie89uk)
    In applying for 2016


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    Are you doing AS
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    (Original post by needy2.0)
    Are you doing AS
    Yes i am. Are you applying for 2015


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    Same here
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    (Original post by needy2.0)
    Thanks I've already come across that thread it seems but I was hoping for a bit more information as group tasks aren't really my strong points and I wouldn't say I'm bursting with knowledge so I wanted to know what kinds of topics have been discussed from people who have already done it. Put my mind a bit at ease.
    (Original post by needy2.0)
    I wasn't asking about my one I know that. I meant past ones I just wanted a general idea and it's not like I've had much handed down to me in life.

    I don't think I have explained this well. The group task - yours or anyone elses - is not something the university wants people to know about until the day. No matter how much you ask or who you ask you're not supposed to know. That is part of the task. There is literally nothing you can do to prepare whatsoever. It's nothing scary. It's really simple. Lots of people enjoy it. It is very relaxed. Don't worry about it.

    None of us BM6 students have had much handed down to us. :nah:.


    It is also against TSR rules to ask for specifics on interviews :sadnod:.


    (Original post by Dilan030497)
    I understand that to get through to the interview stage your personal statement has to be really good; because as explained before it is the personal statement which is marked. I want know do references contribute to the overall number of points as well inorder to get through to an interview.
    No :nope:. PS only :yes:.
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    I wasn't asking for specifics I meant an example of a past task
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    (Original post by needy2.0)
    I wasn't asking for specifics I meant an example of a past task
    There has only been 1 as they only started doing it last year. The task is the same pretty much this year.
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    (Original post by needy2.0)
    I wasn't asking for specifics I meant an example of a past task
    You're really missing the point, even having an example of a past task would give you somewhat of an advantage over others, you would know the type of task you are required to complete so will know what to expect and the thought process / strategy needed to tackle it, just turn up and do your best, no need to cheat your way through

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    You're really missing the point, even having an example of a past task would give you somewhat of an advantage over others, you would know the type of task you are required to complete so will know what to expect and the thought process / strategy needed to tackle it, just turn up and do your best, no need to cheat your way through

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    Wow cheat my way through? Execuse me I didn't know this was top secret I wasn't asking to be let on on a little secret.
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    (Original post by Neostigmine)
    There has only been 1 as they only started doing it last year. The task is the same pretty much this year.
    "You're really missing the point, even having an example of a past task would give you somewhat of an advantage over others, you would know the type of task you are required to complete so will know what to expect and the thought process / strategy needed to tackle it, just turn up and do your best, no need to cheat your way through"

    If you know the task is pretty much the same this year, I would say you are the one with the advantage....

    Excuse someone for trying to improve their own chance to increase their chances of acceptance to a course they really want to do! - Nothing cynical here, please get a grip.

    Potential future doctor as well...
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    (Original post by Joanne9495)
    "You're really missing the point, even having an example of a past task would give you somewhat of an advantage over others, you would know the type of task you are required to complete so will know what to expect and the thought process / strategy needed to tackle it, just turn up and do your best, no need to cheat your way through"

    If you know the task is pretty much the same this year, I would say you are the one with the advantage....

    Excuse someone for trying to improve their own chance to increase their chances of acceptance to a course they really want to do! - Nothing cynical here, please get a grip.

    Potential future doctor as well...
    She has already gone through the BM6 process, I don't really see what you are getting at - just wait and prepare for the interview like everyone else.
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    (Original post by Joanne9495)
    "You're really missing the point, even having an example of a past task would give you somewhat of an advantage over others, you would know the type of task you are required to complete so will know what to expect and the thought process / strategy needed to tackle it, just turn up and do your best, no need to cheat your way through"

    If you know the task is pretty much the same this year, I would say you are the one with the advantage....

    Excuse someone for trying to improve their own chance to increase their chances of acceptance to a course they really want to do! - Nothing cynical here, please get a grip.

    Potential future doctor as well...
    Hi Joanne9495,

    I think you've misunderstood. The reason I have knowledge of the task is because I am already a 4th year BM6 student who helps out at the interviews. I spend my time on TSR giving out information to students about everything I can, and when I don't know I ask the faculty.


    This part:

    You're really missing the point, even having an example of a past task would give you somewhat of an advantage over others, you would know the type of task you are required to complete so will know what to expect and the thought process / strategy needed to tackle it, just turn up and do your best, no need to cheat your way through
    Was not said by me if you check, but by the user TCO.

    I was quite polite (I thought) to a user who repeatedly asked for information that is not available and would be unfair to disclose, let alone against university and TSR policies. Everyone wants an advantage. Everyone wants to get into the course, which is why things have to be kept fair.

    Nothing cynical here at all!

    Neostigmine.
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    (Original post by Neostigmine)
    Hi Joanne9495,

    I think you've misunderstood. The reason I have knowledge of the task is because I am already a 4th year BM6 student who helps out at the interviews. I spend my time on TSR giving out information to students about everything I can, and when I don't know I ask the faculty.

    Neostigmine.
    Thank you for you time! You've honestly been a great help
 
 
 
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