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    (Original post by JessLouise_09)
    Hi, just done my ukcat got 694 average and 2770 overall really happy with this! Where do you think will be best to apply with this score?
    2770 overall is actually 692.5 average and I got the same score lol. I'm applying to Sheffield UEA and Manchester and I'm unsure about the last one. I don't think we would get an interview at Newcastle/Durham and Leicester gives me 57/60 for my score so I think its a bit risky considering everybody did so well it may move up to 58. Southampton are doing ukcat rankings now, I'm not sure how we'd fare in their ranking.

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    Does anyone know how many applications get past the PS/reference stage at Manchester, before they check UKCAT?
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    I dont know which universities would give me a chance of an offer. At gcse I got 5a*s 4as and I got 3As and 1B at AS. In the ukcat I got 2380. please help me.
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    I really need some help, im currently an A level student but my results were a bit disappointing in the fact that I got AABC, (German, maths, biology and chem) In biology I was 1 mark of an A. I really do want to apply for medicine in Cardiff. I think I can get my predicted grades to be A*A*AB Hopefully persuade my chem teacher for an A) as that result was really unlike me. im resitting in jan both chemistries. I phoned the uni and they told me my personal statement and predicted grades are more important then my AS results. Would it be possible for me to get accepted? what are my chance? My GCSE grades were 8 A* and 4A's
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    (Original post by nad96)
    I really need some help, im currently an A level student but my results were a bit disappointing in the fact that I got AABC, (German, maths, biology and chem) In biology I was 1 mark of an A. I really do want to apply for medicine in Cardiff. I think I can get my predicted grades to be A*A*AB Hopefully persuade my chem teacher for an A) as that result was really unlike me. im resitting in jan both chemistries. I phoned the uni and they told me my personal statement and predicted grades are more important then my AS results. Would it be possible for me to get accepted? what are my chance? My GCSE grades were 8 A* and 4A's
    If you were 1 mark of an A at AS, you can make that up next year, or as you say resit the exams. WHen you apply, i think they will be more focused on PS and predicted grades-if you can prove to your teachers you should be predicted whatever you think you can get (A*A*AB?), thats got to be your goal. Oh, and your PS.
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    Hey does anyone know when interviews with the uk universities for medicine be held? I'm really hoping for it to be after the Alevel exams bcause I will have to travel for the interview as i'm an international student :/ thanks!
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    (Original post by kaitlynnn)
    Hey does anyone know when interviews with the uk universities for medicine be held? I'm really hoping for it to be after the Alevel exams bcause I will have to travel for the interview as i'm an international student :/ thanks!
    Between November and March.
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    Hi guys,
    Anyone who is applying for Nottingham or has got into their medical school before, how does their system of looking at individual sections fare? I got a 755 average but my VR was very low and I am concerned it might jeopardise applying there.
    Can anyone give advice please?
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    Do Sheffield and Manchester priotise UKCAT in their selection process and do they use the MMI system for interviews?
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    (Original post by Bobby_B)
    Do Sheffield and Manchester priotise UKCAT in their selection process and do they use the MMI system for interviews?
    Go on there websites and it tells you all of the admissions processes.
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    (Original post by QuentinM)
    If you were 1 mark of an A at AS, you can make that up next year, or as you say resit the exams. WHen you apply, i think they will be more focused on PS and predicted grades-if you can prove to your teachers you should be predicted whatever you think you can get (A*A*AB?), thats got to be your goal. Oh, and your PS.
    thank you for replying but what do you think my chances would be roughly?
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    I am really stuck with uni choices. I cant decide between Southampton and Sheffield. Any one have any advice????????????????
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    (Original post by Sushi123)
    I am really stuck with uni choices. I cant decide between Southampton and Sheffield. Any one have any advice????????????????
    One's a southern coastal city, the other's northern and inland. There's a big difference between them in terms of local culture. Which one would you feel more at home in for the next five or so years?
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    (Original post by Sushi123)
    I am really stuck with uni choices. I cant decide between Southampton and Sheffield. Any one have any advice????????????????
    Not only what Becca-Sarah said...but their admissions policies will be different. Last I checked, SOuthampton have a UKCAT cut-off, and the don't interview for the 5 year course (please check this), whilst sheffield changed their UKCAT usage recently.
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    (Original post by nad96)
    thank you for replying but what do you think my chances would be roughly?

    From experience, I'm not much help. I had AABB after my AS levels-my teachers predicted 4A's, but my PS and UKCAT were pretty poor, so I had no interviews. If your AS results were close to an A and you were predicted, your chances wouldn't be minimized, in my opinion...unless you were aiming for Oxbridge?

    I would say it depends on your PS, and maybe your UKCAT (or BMAT if you sat that instead). Oh, and reference.
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    (Original post by QuentinM)
    Not only what Becca-Sarah said...but their admissions policies will be different. Last I checked, SOuthampton have a UKCAT cut-off, and the don't interview for the 5 year course (please check this), whilst sheffield changed their UKCAT usage recently.
    Sot'on have had a massive overhaul and changed admissions partly due to not trusting PS anymore and the new government legislation meaning all medical students in England need to be interviewed, this is what they said at their open day. Basically they are now inviting you to interview in reverse order of ukcat scores.
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    (Original post by QuentinM)
    From experience, I'm not much help. I had AABB after my AS levels-my teachers predicted 4A's, but my PS and UKCAT were pretty poor, so I had no interviews. If your AS results were close to an A and you were predicted, your chances wouldn't be minimized, in my opinion...unless you were aiming for Oxbridge?

    I would say it depends on your PS, and maybe your UKCAT (or BMAT if you sat that instead). Oh, and reference.
    I have just spoken with all my teachers today and have found out that my predicated grades will be A*A*AA. my teachers said that they do think I can get those grades and also higher ( regarding the two A's) im working on my personal statement working closely with what the universities that im applying to are looking for. I am not applying for Oxbridge, I want to apply mainly for Cardiff. Thank you for replying to me and if you have anymore advice I would be very grateful.
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    (Original post by Arabian_doc)
    I'm new to this...

    I'm not sure whether my ukcat disadvantages me, I got 660 (I did very badly in abstract). However I've already got an A in one A-level, 4 As in AS. I'll have 5 A-levels (Biology, Chemistry, Maths, history and Arabic). My predictions are likely to be A*A*A*A. My GCSE's are 6 A*s 5As. I've done plenty of work experience and voluntary work, but seeing as everyone this year aced the UKCAT, I don't know which unis I stand a realistic chance of getting in. At the moment my choices are: Nottingham/Cambridge (not sure yet), Sheffield, Keele, Barts.

    Any advice would be great.
    I got interviews at Keele and Exeter last year...with worse than that. My Keele interview was with achieved grades (they give several interviews to people with exceptional academics). But academic wise...you're not bad, shall we say.

    As people here always say, the main focus is on your PS and reference, really.
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    (Original post by Pastaferian)
    It's well above average, and above most of the cutoffs. My advice is to avoid Newcastle/Durham (you're below their cutoff for 2013 entry) and be very cautious about Nottingham (they put a 48% weighting factor on UKCAT scores - you'd have to score very highly on all the other components to get an interview). The wiki article on 'applying using your strengths' identifies the ones where UKCAT score should inform your decision about whether to apply or not. Good luck!

    What do you think?


    - sheffield (medicine)
    - cardiff (medicine)
    - dundee (medicine)
    - dundee (dentistry)
    - king's (dentistry)
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    (Original post by fadytousa)
    What do you think?


    - sheffield (medicine)
    - cardiff (medicine)
    - dundee (medicine)
    - dundee (dentistry)
    - king's (dentistry)
    You can only choose 4 unis for medicine/dentistry/vet cant u
 
 
 
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