Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
    Offline

    7
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by EvilEarth567)
    So I just started year 13 and was hoping to apply for medicine. Teachers at my school have told me I virtually have no chance :'(

    My stats are:
    2A*'s, 5A's and 5B's at GCSE
    AABD (bio, chem, maths (missed out on an A by 1 mark) and computing) at AS
    630 average, Band 2 in my UKCAT
    A2 predictions - AAA
    I have also done work experience at a hospital and GP each for 1 week, helped out at a school for children with special needs for 3 months and volunteered at a care home for 1 month.

    Do I have a chance at any medical school?

    Any help will be very appreciated. Thanks
    Far from it. If you don't get in this year then just apply next year and take a gap year ( if you've got a job as a health care assistant for this gap year it could work massively in your favor. But make sure you at least get AAB at A2. Give it a go, your grades are good enough for some med schools for sure.
    Offline

    9
    ReputationRep:
    https://www.themedicportal.com/medic...ls-2017-entry/
    Offline

    14
    ReputationRep:
    Apply, especially via access programmes if you can (Manchester?)

    I know somebody who got ACCC at AS and got an offer for medicine... Didn't get the grades but the opportunity was there.

    Best of luck
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    Hi everyone,
    I'd like to say a huge thank you to everyone in this thread for all the advice and support. With the advice and support from everyone here I applied this year and got an offer for Plymouth!!!! I'm soon shocked!!! Words can't describe how thankful and excited I am. So here's one last thank you and I hope you all have a merry Christmas and Happy new year
 
 
 
Poll
Do you agree with the PM's proposal to cut tuition fees for some courses?

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.