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    Any way of still getting in?
    My g/f applied to Manchester Uni.
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    3 of us have already posted in your original thread about clearing.

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=139645

    to cut to the chase - i doubt it for standard entry with those grades - but worth phoning firm & insurance anyway.

    were there any exenuating circumstances?

    were the grades unexpected? consider requesting remark if 1 module looks dodgy..?

    otherwise - gap year & reap v. clearing for another course consideration, methinks..
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    Would a reapplication be successful with those grades though? I wouldn't be hopeful. However, if she were to retake any offers would probably go up to AAA. Unless there were extenuating circumstances of some sort I think she should consider her options - she should maybe try talking to Connexions or the One Life advice line.
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    i got ABB without ne extenuating circumstances...i phoned my uni but they wnt reconsider my application..can i only re-sit and get a place in extenuating circumstances? or if u get AAA second time round will they b okay with that?
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    (Original post by Helenia)
    Would a reapplication be successful with those grades though? I wouldn't be hopeful.
    yeah, i meant a re-ap with definite resits..sorry if it wasn't clear!

    just posted on a similar (perhaps the same!) case on another board:

    you need to ascertain whether your CF & CI have definitely turned you down - UCAS track? or phone them..?

    if so - assume you're in 'Clearing' & read Fluffy's thread for some useful info:

    http://www.admissionsforum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=11070

    then you need to get off the net & do some thinking about your options:

    - phone every med school & beg?
    - have you get exenuating circumstances? if so make sure you emphasise them!
    - is a remark a viable option? any especially dodgy modules? how close to AAB were you?

    if no luck here then you need to try & think calmly about whether you want to take a year out & reapply to medicine - or whether you're desperate to go to uni this year..

    - if the latter, you need to get a copy of the newspapers/visit websites with clearing courses
    - draw up a shortlist
    - get on the phone & bag yourself a place.. they're still decent grades - & there are plenty of med-related vocational courses e.g. radiography / audiology you could get onto if you move fast

    --> if you still really want medicine though - could you bring your grades up to ~AAA with resists?
    don't assume doing a 'biomedical' type degree can be an easy route in - but if you want to try for grad entry - think of another science related course you'd really enjoy & could do well in & consider going for that through clearing?

    hope this may help. best of luck!
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    Sum 1 - different med schools have different policies.

    some will only accept applications from resit students who applied to them 1st time round, or who had exenuating circumstances, or who get AAA.

    off the top of my head a few years back - sheffield & BSMS were quite 'resit friendly' - but worth calling round/checking websites when trying to decide if resits & reap is a viable option?
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    one of my friends resat biology and chemistry in the january and got unconditionals from leeds, sheffield, cardiff and somewhere else (can't remember where)... it's worth a try

    lou xxx
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    She went to the uni, they said they will contact her in 2days and make a decission. She totaly thinks its over.
    Mayb shes right but why would they give false hope?
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    (Original post by tillgii)
    She went to the uni, they said they will contact her in 2days and make a decission. She totaly thinks its over.
    Mayb shes right but why would they give false hope?
    like elles mentioned,perhaps she could consider something else medically related and she won't have to have a 6yr course (or 5yr) then.

    did she really try her best when she sat her exams?? if so, then no offence, but it might not be easy for her on a medical course. if she didn't, then consider the things the others have said already

    take care

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    Resits look to be your best bet. After that maybe do a biological related degree then apply for postgrad? I hear its very tough to get in that way also.
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    My cousin got into Medical School with BCC; he had an offer of BBB, so, he was in the same boat as your girlfriend. Don't give up hope! Universities don't like turning away people who they gave offers to, so I'm sure they'll be doing all they can to find reasons to accept her! Good luck to you and your girlfriend whatever happens, mate.
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    When did that happen Pixelated?
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    (Original post by sum1_86)
    i got ABB without ne extenuating circumstances...i phoned my uni but they wnt reconsider my application..can i only re-sit and get a place in extenuating circumstances? or if u get AAA second time round will they b okay with that?
    I think Dundee still require ABB. You can also resit for Southampton (if you only resit one subject, which is all you need to do), BSMS, Peninsula and UEA. There's 5 possible choices without exten circ.
    Liverpool may also consider resits.
 
 
 
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