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    Oxford
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    UCL
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    Imperial
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    Queen Mary
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    Newcastle
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    Keele
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    Bristol
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    Manchester
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    (Original post by Nuba123)
    Hey everyone I've got a final draft of my personal statement should fire that off in the upcoming day but in regards to references and predicted grades how does this work? My teacher has written a reference will she just fill that in? Or do I need to collect these myself?
    Nope just fill out your UCAS form. It'll then go to your school for your referee to write you a reference. You don't have to worry about anything else.
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    (Original post by Bumblebea77)
    Ofc it is! those are better stats than mine and Im a 1st year! where were you thinking of applying?
    Honestly I'm not too bothered, haven't looked at anywhere yet, where ever would take me tbh, if I had the choice though I would probably choose Bristol, where do you study?


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    Hi everyone!
    I've finished my personal statement and made 3/4 choices...
    I'm unsure about the 4th, i want to stay in London so I was thinking of King's
    My stats:
    GCSE: 6A*s 4As B (I've done them in five months so they're not amazing)
    AS: AAAAA
    A2: I think A*A*A*A (prediction)
    Personal statement pretty strong ( That's what they've told me)
    UKCAT: it was so bad 660 average and Band 2
    Is it too risky applying to King's? what about the extended degree?
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    (Original post by mithi98)
    Hi everyone!
    I've finished my personal statement and made 3/4 choices...
    I'm unsure about the 4th, i want to stay in London so I was thinking of King's
    My stats:
    GCSE: 6A*s 4As B (I've done them in five months so they're not amazing)
    AS: AAAAA
    A2: I think A*A*A*A (prediction)
    Personal statement pretty strong ( That's what they've told me)
    Is it too risky applying to King's? what about the extended degree?
    What's your UKCAT?
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    (Original post by Gogregg)
    What's your UKCAT?
    I'm so worried about my UKCAT score and that's why I forgot to mention it.
    I did so badly in it... I got 660 average Band 2
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    (Original post by mithi98)
    I did so badly in it... I got 660 average Band 2


    Low UKCAT? Apply to Bristol - only 10% of your score is UKCAT and there is no threshold score.
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    (Original post by mithi98)
    I'm so worried about my UKCAT score and that's why I forgot to mention it.
    I did so badly in it... I got 660 average Band 2
    That's not a bad score

    I think it will be a definite risk, but, Kings are quite holistic and the rest of your application is quite good, so it may be overlooked.

    I'm guessing you'll also be applying to Barts, ICL and UCL? If you are, then you should also consider SGUL, since you are almost guaranteed an interview there I think, if their cut-off doesn't raise by too much (perhaps wait until Friday when averages will hopefully be released?)

    In the end, it's up to you as to whether you want to take that risk or not, but it may also be a good idea to apply to another non-London university, but if you are completely against that, then I'd understand that completely and say, go for it!
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    (Original post by Gogregg)
    That's not a bad score

    I think it will be a definite risk, but, Kings are quite holistic and the rest of your application is quite good, so it may be overlooked.

    I'm guessing you'll also be applying to Barts, ICL and UCL? If you are, then you should also consider SGUL, since you are almost guaranteed an interview there I think, if their cut-off doesn't raise by too much (perhaps wait until Friday when averages will hopefully be released?)

    In the end, it's up to you as to whether you want to take that risk or not, but it may also be a good idea to apply to another non-London university, but if you are completely against that, then I'd understand that completely and say, go for it!
    Thank you for your advice! You're right, I'm applying to UCL, Imperial and Barts... I went to SGUL, but I didn't really like the place and their cut off was 650 last year and it's probably going to be higher this year.
    What about the extended (6 year) degree at King's? My school is eligible for it, so I can apply for it.. but I'm worried that they could possibly reject me due to high predictions.
    I want to stay in London, so I don't have other choices. Any advice?
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    Hi! I'm an Italian student and I'm trying to apply for medical school in the UK.
    Today I sat the UKCAT but I didn't do very well. I achieved:

    590 VR
    650 QR
    570 AR
    Band 1 Situational Judgement

    Total of 1810 and average of 603.

    My academic record is very strong with an average of 91.8% in the last two years. I'm attending an Italian Liceo Scientifico which is very maths/physics/chemistry centred and I got 90% and above across all subjects. I also participated in an international scientific congress in Madrid, represented Italy and had a speech during the opening ceremony in front of Spanish health minister etc., In addition, I have won a lot of awards and have voluntary work experience.
    Before my UKCAT result, I was looking forward to applying at BARTS, King's College, Edinburgh and St. Georges. But I think that with my UKCAT score I would get four immediate rejections.
    Where would you recommend me to apply?
    I am also thinking about a BSc in Biomedical Science maybe at ICL or UCL and then applying for Medicine as a postgraduate.
    Any suggestion will be appreciated.
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    Hiya everyone,
    My GCSE's were 11A*s but my AS's were AAAB but I am repeating the B and hopefully will get it up.
    My UKCAT Average was 683.3, AR - 640, VR - 670 and QR - 740, with Band 1 in SJT.
    I am trying to decide which 3 of the Scottish Unis are more suitable to me out of Dundee, Aberdeen, Glasgow, and Edinburgh? More like what ones am I most likely to get an interview for, if any
    Thanks!!
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    (Original post by mithi98)
    Thank you for your advice! You're right, I'm applying to UCL, Imperial and Barts... I went to SGUL, but I didn't really like the place and their cut off was 650 last year and it's probably going to be higher this year.
    What about the extended (6 year) degree at King's? My school is eligible for it, so I can apply for it.. but I'm worried that they could possibly reject me due to high predictions.
    I want to stay in London, so I don't have other choices. Any advice?
    If you don't like SGUL, then don't apply, if I'm honest
    Although, if you really want to stay in London, it is worth considering as a last choice?
    What didn't you like about it?

    I don't know much of the extended degree, but, if you are fully eligible (check their website) then I'd say apply
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    (Original post by .......Jeff458)
    Hey. I know that Dundee use your grades to get you the interview and once you got an interview then you're in the same position as everyone else. Whereas Aberdeen still take into account other stuff after interview. I got this information from Dundee's own website


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    thank youu, i called up dundee and they said they look at AS, and considering my AS i'm kinda gonna throw that option out the window now haha
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    Anyone know if the UKCAT results are released tomorrow or will it be a few days later?
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    (Original post by HopelessMedic)
    Anyone know if the UKCAT results are released tomorrow or will it be a few days later?
    Friday


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    (Original post by Gogregg)
    If you don't like SGUL, then don't apply, if I'm honest
    Although, if you really want to stay in London, it is worth considering as a last choice?
    What didn't you like about it?

    I don't know much of the extended degree, but, if you are fully eligible (check their website) then I'd say apply
    About St Georg's... it's just I didn't like the place.. I couldn't imagine staying 5/6 years there... And they said their UKCAT cut off is strict. Last year it was 650 and based on the preliminary results, the average is going to go up and so their cut off

    The minimum requirements for the extended course is to attend a state non-selective school in London and their A Level requirement is ABB-AAA, so my question is if I'm predicted A*A*A*A can they reject me saying that the course is targeted to people with lower predictions?
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    Hello, I was just wondering if anyone could give me some advice on which universities I would have the best chance of applying in and getting an interview. I have only got an average UKCAT score of 670 and been really panicking with uni choices!!
    VR= 570
    QR= 740
    AR= 700
    Average= 670 (2010)
    Band 2
    AS grades= AAAA
    A2 predicted= A* A* A
    GCSE grades= 6 A*s and 3 As
    Im thinking hull york, nottingham, manchester, birmingham, cardiff and Bristol?? Which ones should I avoid?? Thank youuuu😊😊😊
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    (Original post by mithi98)
    About St Georg's... it's just I didn't like the place.. I couldn't imagine staying 5/6 years there... And they said their UKCAT cut off is strict. Last year it was 650 and based on the preliminary results, the average is going to go up and so their cut off

    The minimum requirements for the extended course is to attend a state non-selective school in London and their A Level requirement is ABB-AAA, so my question is if I'm predicted A*A*A*A can they reject me saying that the course is targeted to people with lower predictions?
    Then definitely don't apply
    If I'm honest, from what I've seen, the UKCAT scores have been relatively stable, haven't they?
    I'm not sure if they could reject you for that. It's worth e-mailing them, though Or calling if you want a quick reponse
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    (Original post by Gogregg)
    Then definitely don't apply
    If I'm honest, from what I've seen, the UKCAT scores have been relatively stable, haven't they?
    I'm not sure if they could reject you for that. It's worth e-mailing them, though Or calling if you want a quick reponse
    Thank you for your advice!
    I'm going to email them and ask about the extended course.
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    Me... = Failure this year
    Medicine after Gap year

    AS BCCD biol chem physics maths
    A2 AAA predicted Biol Chem Maths
    GCSE 1A*10A1B
    UKCAT
    630 Band 3

    = no where to apply?
    After gap year im hoping:

    AAA at A2
    UKCAT 700 band 2
    and much more work experience
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    Hiii!!!
    I did my UKCAT today and it didn't go so well. Got 650 :s but was expecting 700+
    VR - 540
    QR - 720
    AR - 690
    Total - 1950 Average: 650
    Predicted AAA
    AS : BBCD (Bio, Chem, Maths, Physics)
    Strong PS.

    I want to apply to London medical unis such as Kings but don't know if they'll accept me!

    What is the lowest Kings would accept as a UKCAT score??
 
 
 
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