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    (Original post by The_Top_Hat)
    Well you may want to elaborate on it like I did. 4000 characters in your PS isn't very much so I was happy to have an extra 300!
    I'd just go for it, it isn't nearly as important as the main PS and I didn't really even get mine checked before I submitted my SAQ.
    I don't think I particularly want to XD I think I managed to fit the significant details in the PS!

    True true. I may just stick with what I've written. Hopefully it can't do any harm.
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    Right I've applied to Fitzwilliam, look OK on paper but a long way still to go. Went to a state school for GCSEs then moved to CofE for 6th form. Details below.

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    GCSEs: 12A*s, 1A
    GCSE short course: 1A*
    FSMQ: A
    AS:
    Maths: 298/300
    Biology: 300/300
    Chemistry: 294/300
    French: 198/200
    Average: 99.08%
    SUMS: 99.11
    A Level:
    Maths: 596/600
    (UKCAT: 707.5)

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    (Original post by geebee123)
    Right I've applied to Fitzwilliam, look OK on paper but a long way still to go. Went to a state school for GCSEs then moved to CofE for 6th form. Details below.

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    GCSE short course: 1A*
    FSMQ: A
    AS:
    Maths: 298/300
    Biology: 300/300
    Chemistry: 294/300
    French: 198/200
    Average: 99.08%
    SUMS: 99.11
    A Level:
    Maths: 596/600
    (UKCAT: 707.5)

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    "Look OK" lmao
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    what is everyone saying for the 'do you have any specific career plans?' question on the saq?
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    (Original post by sanjana96)
    what is everyone saying for the 'do you have any specific career plans?' question on the saq?
    Whether I have any specific career plans?
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    (Original post by geebee123)
    Right I've applied to Fitzwilliam, look OK on paper but a long way still to go. Went to a state school for GCSEs then moved to CofE for 6th form. Details below.

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    GCSEs: 12A*s, 1A
    GCSE short course: 1A*
    FSMQ: A
    AS:
    Maths: 298/300
    Biology: 300/300
    Chemistry: 294/300
    French: 198/200
    Average: 99.08%
    Meh. Could do better.



    In all seriousness though, you're very strong on paper. Why did you choose Fitz?
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    (Original post by Clai)
    Whether I have any specific career plans?
    hilarious. i meant are you planning to leave it blank/specify whether you want to go into clinical or research medicine/suggest specialities that you may be interested it?
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    (Original post by Clai)
    Meh. Could do better.



    In all seriousness though, you're very strong on paper. Why did you choose Fitz?
    Well I went to their open day and it seemed very nice, they also said they look more at UMS than BMAT (which obv favours me at this stage). Also didn't want to be in the 'city centre' (from London so it doesn't really seem like a city tbh ) cos I want a change of scenery when I go to uni I quite like cycling as well so with fitz being on a hill and on the outside of town that's quite convenient.

    What college you applying to?


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    hey guys
    I'm applying to Churchill, and have yet to send of the SAQ... Has anyone received any emails from their college? I'm properly bricking it cause all I have received is an acknowledgement email. And what are my chances at Cambridge? Some people have crazy ums scores compared to me.
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    GCSE- 8A*'s 2A's
    GCSE short course- A*
    FSMQ -A

    AS LEVELS
    CHemistry- A UMS: 288/300
    Biology-A UMS: 287/300
    Maths- A UMS: 286/300
    History (dropped)- A UMS- 164/200
    EPQ- A*
    Average UMS across best 3: 95.6%


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    4 months volunteering at care home
    3 month volunteering at GP
    done the usual for extra curricular like dofe, music grades, attending lectures etc
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    (Original post by sanjana96)
    hilarious. i meant are you planning to leave it blank/specify whether you want to go into clinical or research medicine/suggest specialities that you may be interested it?
    Yeah I've put something down, but that's only because I have a bit of an idea of what profession I would like to go into. You definitely don't have to put anything down if you don't know.

    (Original post by geebee123)
    Well I went to their open day and it seemed very nice, they also said they look more at UMS than BMAT (which obv favours me at this stage). Also didn't want to be in the 'city centre' (from London so it doesn't really seem like a city tbh ) cos I want a change of scenery when I go to uni I quite like cycling as well so with fitz being on a hill and on the outside of town that's quite convenient.

    What college you applying to?
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    Gonville & Caius.

    (Original post by ucasunderdog)
    hey guys
    I'm applying to Churchill, and have yet to send of the SAQ... Has anyone received any emails from their college? I'm properly bricking it cause all I have received is an acknowledgement email. And what are my chances at Cambridge? Some people have crazy ums scores compared to me.
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    GCSE- 8A*'s 2A's
    GCSE short course- A*
    FSMQ -A

    AS LEVELS
    CHemistry- A UMS: 288/300
    Biology-A UMS: 287/300
    Maths- A UMS: 286/300
    History (dropped)- A UMS- 164/200
    EPQ- A*
    Average UMS across best 3: 95.6%


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    4 months volunteering at care home
    3 month volunteering at GP
    done the usual for extra curricular like dofe, music grades, attending lectures etc
    I've only received the acknowledgement email as well, I don't think they'll be sending out interview offers this soon.
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    How does one obtain their BMAT number in time for the SAQ to be sent off?????
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    Just ask your schools admissions officer
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    (Original post by ucasunderdog)
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    Just ask your schools admissions officer
    I've

    I've emailed him, thank you!
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    Hi everyone. I haven't read through this whole thread; are there any fellow Downing applicants here? (:

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    College: Downing

    GCSEs: 10A*, + FSMQ: A

    AS: AAAA
    Biology - 300/300 - 100.0%
    English Lit. - 200/200 - 100.0%
    Chemistry - 297/300 - 99.0%
    Maths (AS) - 286/300 - 95.3%

    Best 3 AS avg. = 99.7%
    Most relevant 3 AS avg. = 98.1%
    All 4 AS avg. = 98.6%


    Any idea which of the above averages they used? I've heard mixed things.
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    (Original post by AlloSlayer)
    Hi everyone. I haven't read through this whole thread; are there any fellow Downing applicants here? (:

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    College: Downing

    GCSEs: 10A*, + FSMQ: A

    AS: AAAA
    Biology - 300/300 - 100.0%
    English Lit. - 200/200 - 100.0%
    Chemistry - 297/300 - 99.0%
    Maths (AS) - 286/300 - 95.3%

    Best 3 AS avg. = 99.7%
    Most relevant 3 AS avg. = 98.1%
    All 4 AS avg. = 98.6%


    Any idea which of the above averages they used? I've heard mixed things.
    They'll use the average of Bio/Chem/Maths.
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    (Original post by AlloSlayer)
    Hi everyone. I haven't read through this whole thread; are there any fellow Downing applicants here? (:

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    College: Downing

    GCSEs: 10A*, + FSMQ: A

    AS: AAAA
    Biology - 300/300 - 100.0%
    English Lit. - 200/200 - 100.0%
    Chemistry - 297/300 - 99.0%
    Maths (AS) - 286/300 - 95.3%

    Best 3 AS avg. = 99.7%
    Most relevant 3 AS avg. = 98.1%
    All 4 AS avg. = 98.6%


    Any idea which of the above averages they used? I've heard mixed things.
    seriously, I am overwhelmed by this stat... Considering I am applying to downing to read medicine as well, I feel like I am nothing compare with you...


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    (Original post by JackTeh96)
    seriously, I am overwhelmed by this stat... Considering I am applying to downing to read medicine as well, I feel like I am nothing compare with you...


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    Don't get pessimistic; BMAT and interviews still to come, and I'm sure having like a 3% better AS average won't even factor in the ultimate decision. XD
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    (Original post by JackTeh96)
    I have waiting to see this thread for ages and finally there it is!
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    IGCSE [CIE]: 7A* 3A
    AS level: AAAAAAA
    A2 level predictions: A*A*A*A*A*
    UMS in AS:
    Math 689/700
    Chemistry 294/300
    Biology 291/300
    Physics 290/300
    Best three: 97.81% Best four 97.22%


    I have put down Downing College as my choice!

    Anyone applying for Downing as well?
    Me too! So much pressure with the BMAT: I read we should get at least a 6.0 to be worth it
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    (Original post by kate1902)
    Me too! So much pressure with the BMAT: I read we should get at least a 6.0 to be worth it
    Which college are you applying?
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    (Original post by JackTeh96)
    Which college are you applying?

    Downing! You? I chose it because it has a really strong medical tradition and the word beautiful was invented for that campus
 
 
 
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