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    (Original post by WhoDaresWins)
    Hmmm looks like a few people messed up today.

    I feel as if the scores are dropping.
    I wouldn't say messed up as that's quite negative and it might make people feel bad when they are otherwise happy with their score! (not saying that's your intention at all though just might want to think about wording), based on what UKCAT said scores drop later on so I guess now we'll just have to hope for low averages next month 😂


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    (Original post by michaela__)
    If you are a partners applicant then Newcastle could still remain an option 😋 you'll just have to ring them and see! I really need to ring uni's up tomorrow and get my life together 😂


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    Dont think i'd be part of that newcastle partners thing for i'm from ireland😊, but yeah same here, but its so much effortt😂😂
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    (Original post by michaela__)
    I wouldn't say messed up as that's quite negative and it might make people feel bad when they are otherwise happy with their score! (not saying that's your intention at all though just might want to think about wording), based on what UKCAT said scores drop later on so I guess now we'll just have to hope for low averages next month 😂


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    Oh no I didn't intend to make people feel bad, just from what a few friends got who sat it today, I just feel as if its lowering!
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    (Original post by Louise427)
    Dont think i'd be part of that newcastle partners thing for i'm from ireland😊, but yeah same here, but its so much effortt😂😂
    I need to write a list to bombard them with the right questions but I'm so busy at the minute with college and my PS and work that I'm just like hmmm maybe it can wait even though I know it can't 😂


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    (Original post by WhoDaresWins)
    Oh no I didn't intend to make people feel bad, just from what a few friends got who sat it today, I just feel as if its lowering!
    Yeah that's fair enough😋 I feel the same though! The averages need to drop just in my favour tbh as I feel I'm quite borderline for where I want!


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    (Original post by michaela__)
    I need to write a list to bombard them with the right questions but I'm so busy at the minute with college and my PS and work that I'm just like hmmm maybe it can wait even though I know it can't 😂


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    Ugh same here😂 my school are looking my UCAS info with everything completed tomorrow so they can put a reference on, so i have lots of stuff to do tonight😂😂
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    I got band 1 though. But I am honestly done with the UKCAT. I did things differently, yet still didn't get the score I wass hoping for. Going to try GAMSAT for March.
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    (Original post by Louise427)
    Ugh same here😂 my school are looking my UCAS info with everything completed tomorrow so they can put a reference on, so i have lots of stuff to do tonight😂😂
    Oh dear 😂 good luck with getting everything finished 😋 I have 2 weeks yet but it's not helping me much 😂


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    (Original post by michaela__)
    Yeah that's fair enough😋 I feel the same though! The averages need to drop just in my favour tbh as I feel I'm quite borderline for where I want!


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    Well I got 653.33, there were 3 years where I could have got in and 3 years I couldn't, I hope this year I can Lol

    I get a WP flag (and I know you did too) but kinda sucks how it doesn't lower the cut off for us :/

    Although my parents didn't go to uni.
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    does the ukcat get marked differently later on in the examining period? what do you mean they lower later on, mines next week now I'm worried
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    Hey for Manchester how do they look at your application if you have a WP flag (not WP plus)? Because I got 667 and I have one WP flag so I don't get how they take that into consideration if they don't lower the ukcat cut off? Lol sorry if this doesn't make sense !xx
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    (Original post by ellen111)
    does the ukcat get marked differently later on in the examining period? what do you mean they lower later on, mines next week now I'm worried
    Oh no I don't mean they HAVE to lower. Basically UKCAT on their website say those who sit it earlier TEND to do better but it doesn't mean for definite. Don't worry I'm sure you will do amazing it won't change your performance at all as everyone is marked the same!❤️


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    (Original post by Alevelz)
    Hey for Manchester how do they look at your application if you have a WP flag (not WP plus)? Because I got 667 and I have one WP flag so I don't get how they take that into consideration if they don't lower the ukcat cut off? Lol sorry if this doesn't make sense !xx
    Apparently they give it extra consideration so let's say you have few hobbies they would see you are flagged and that would help change their opinion of you. That's what I've read from the Manchester website anyway! I have 667 too! Shame they don't lower the cut off though I wish they did as I need it 😂


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    (Original post by WhoDaresWins)
    Well I got 653.33, there were 3 years where I could have got in and 3 years I couldn't, I hope this year I can Lol

    I get a WP flag (and I know you did too) but kinda sucks how it doesn't lower the cut off for us :/

    Although my parents didn't go to uni.
    Haha! see I make it for all years apart from 2013 (the dodgy year due to DA inflation) so although Manchester is a slight risk for me I don't think I'm being too crazy by applying just like neither are you! It's annoying because my high school massively underperforms but isn't on the list unfortunately probably as it takes a 3 year average I think 😭 so basically I'm so close to a WP+ flag 😭😭😭 whyyy


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    (Original post by michaela__)
    Apparently they give it extra consideration so let's say you have few hobbies they would see you are flagged and that would help change their opinion of you. That's what I've read from the Manchester website anyway! I have 667 too! Shame they don't lower the cut off though I wish they did as I need it 😂


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    Nah if you have a WP flag they highlight you and then I'm pretty sure that they reconsider you later on iirc.

    Also the interviewers will understand we come from a different background.
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    (Original post by WhoDaresWins)
    Nah if you have a WP flag they highlight you and then I'm pretty sure that they reconsider you later on iirc.

    Also the interviewers will understand we come from a different background.
    When you say reconsider later on what do you mean 😬 yeah that's what I was getting at when I was speaking about hobbies!


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    (Original post by michaela__)
    Haha! see I make it for all years apart from 2013 (the dodgy year due to DA inflation) so although Manchester is a slight risk for me I don't think I'm being too crazy by applying just like neither are you! It's annoying because my high school massively underperforms but isn't on the list unfortunately probably as it takes a 3 year average I think 😭 so basically I'm so close to a WP+ flag 😭😭😭 whyyy


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    Kinda sucks for me, I went to a grammar school but I got in because I did extremely well in the entrance exams and got a bursary so my education was free.

    Ugh I really wanted to do that Access to Medicine manchester programme or whatever it was but I couldn't because of this.
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    (Original post by gaby_xo)
    Can I ask if you did any mocks and what you were getting in them if you remember? I'm also applying to GEM and have sat the test before. I think I'm also going take the GAMSAT if the test does not go well but its not calming my nerves at all.
    I got 770 for VR, 650 for AR and 600 QR for Medify mocks. I wasn't giving it my all for QR during the mocks lol.

    Anyway yeah. I am so over it and done with it. This is the second time and I only did slightly better. Maybe I'm more suited for the GAMSAT... so going to sit that in March.
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    (Original post by michaela__)
    When you say reconsider later on what do you mean 😬 yeah that's what I was getting at when I was speaking about hobbies!


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    At the end of the day you will most likely get an interview, I'm going to the open day on the 8th, I'll be applying before then but I'll know on that day to expect a rejection.
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    did my ukcat today and was gutted got an average of 580.
    AR - 650
    QR - 620
    VR - 470

    I didnt manage my time well and tbh VR was very hard because they were really complex and very long so done really bad in that.

    I am applying to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dundee. I know there is very little chances but hopefully my academic grades pulls it up.
 
 
 
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