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    Hi guys!
    Thanks for coming to this page. Im at a stage where I have no idea, I re-search online and I get different answers from anywhere. Ok let me start, im in year 8 ( please don't get me to young ). And this is what I want my future plans to be.
    I would like to become a A&E Doctor. And Im good at science, biology, chemistry and physics, good at maths and English. You need the minimum to enter Campbridge university: A* Chemistry A Biology A Physics A. Maths. The problem is that is this true?: You do 6 years in becoming a doctor, but you start earning in the 4th and 5th year, so then your in training and foundation. So actually its 4 years. I need more information on that.
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    In year 10 or year 11, I would like to do a small part time job to get some increase money in my family, so I would like to work at sainsburies, here are all the questions I want to ask:
    * Whats the wage?
    * Do you pay tax for a part time job and your still a student
    * Do you get paid weekly?
    * Do you get accepted quickly?
    * Any discounts
    * MORE INFO.

    Then when I get my results and I have really good ones, then like I like start applying and stuff for an A&E doctor and stuff. If I don't ill re-sit. THEN,
    Quit the sainsburies job, when I get into Campbridge, then ill find a sainsbuires there and start working there.

    Does this sound good, guys I need your opinions.
    Thanks!

    ( If someone answers greatly for me, Id be grateful to help them)
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    Sorry, guys. I have checked an improved it now. Learn To Spell, is a very harsh phrase.
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    Here's a harsher one:

    Grow Up.
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    (Original post by MidnightRain1)
    Campbridge
    you start earning in the 4th and 5th year
    * Whats the wage?
    * Do you pay tax for a part time job and your still a student
    * Do you get paid weekly?
    * Any discounts
    ...I hope my doctor is nothing like you.
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    Jesus guys, if OP really is in year 8 you can probably forgive them a few spelling errors and incomplete knowledge about University.
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    One piece of advice: don't worry about it; you're still young and nothing really matters until you get to year 10. Just get on with your studies and have a life.

    Furthermore, you cannot get a job in year 10 because year 10s are 14/15 years old... and getting a job is a struggle so you won't just magically fall into one with absolutely no qualifications.
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    Thanks AshDonson and thanks OesDaleSam, I know im only in year 8! Haha, its just because everyone was talking about this and that. So I thought what am I going to do....

    Ok until I turn into A 16 Year old, im not going to work anywhere.
    Im going to carry on with my studies.

    Thanks guys for your help.
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    (Original post by MidnightRain1)
    I would like to become a A&E Doctor. And Im good at science, biology, chemistry and physics, good at maths and English. You need the minimum to enter Campbridge university: A* Chemistry A Biology A Physics A. Maths. The problem is that is this true?
    For medical schools in general an applicant is usually required to have two sciences (often chemistry and biology).

    Alongside the two sciences an applicant may have one or two contrasting subjects such as an arts or social science (English, History, Geography, Modern Language and so on). A contrasting subject is even preferred by some medical schools.

    However, I do think Cambridge stipulate three sciences are required to at least AS level. So you may need Physics or Maths alongside Biology and Chemistry. But even so, I don't think there's any need to take all four sciences to A2 level. For example, Biology, Chemistry and Maths at A-level, then an English AS, is sufficient.

    You're only in year right and have barely started secondary school so of course there's time for tastes and interests to change.

    Just like entry requirements are liable to change in coming years.

    You're incredibly young. Don't overthink things or overplan. Things are always liable to change and, with the greatest respect, until you've finished your GCSEs and started your A-levels you mightn't even know if a medical application, or university application in general, is realistic.

    You do 6 years in becominug a doctor, but you start earning in the 4th and 5th year, so then your in training and foundation. So actually its 4 years. I need more information on that.
    It is usually a five year degree followed by two years of foundation training.

    You don't earn until you've graduated and started the foundation training.

    You then decide what you want to be (GP, Neurologist, Psychiatrist...) and have a few years of postgraduate training in this specialism.

    This NHS article outlines skills, education and training required to be a doctor in the UK.

    http://www.nhscareers.nhs.uk/medical.shtml

    For more information about medical degrees see TSR's medicine forum (and its wiki content)

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?f=195

    In year 10 or year 11, I would like to do a small part time job to get some increase money in my family, so I would like to work at sainsburies, here are all the questions I want to ask:
    * Whats the wage?
    * Do you pay tax for a part time job and your still a student
    * Do you get paid weekly?
    * Do you get accepted quickly?
    * Any discounts
    * MORE INFO.
    Asking how long it takes to get accepted is like asking how long is a piece of string.

    It depends on so many factors not least size of store and number of applicants. As a guide then several weeks (three to seven).

    But you will face restrictions in where and how many hours you can work until you're 16. So it's unlikely you'll be able to earn much during your GCSEs.

    Having a job for a few hours a week, which will most likely be on minimim wage, means it's unlikely you'll earn enough to be taxed.

    For more information about part-time work see the TSR part time and temp employment subforum

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?f=148
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    (Original post by MidnightRain1)
    Hi guys!
    Thanks for coming to this page. Im at a stage where I have no idea, I re-search online and I get different answers from anywhere. Ok let me start, im in year 8 ( please don't get me to young ). And this is what I want my future plans to be.
    I would like to become a A&E Doctor. And Im good at science, biology, chemistry and physics, good at maths and English. You need the minimum to enter Campbridge university: A* Chemistry A Biology A Physics A. Maths. The problem is that is this true?: You do 6 years in becoming a doctor, but you start earning in the 4th and 5th year, so then your in training and foundation. So actually its 4 years. I need more information on that.
    Right. First off, you need to get excellent grades in your GCSEs - I believe I already advised you on this. The more A*s the better, to be honest, and you have plenty of time to work on this.

    Then you need to get at least A*AA in your A-levels, though requirements may well have gone up by the time you get there. You don't need all 4 sciences but you will need at least 3 to AS for Cambridge, including Chemistry.

    The Cambridge medical course is 6 years. You do not get paid for ANY of those years. You start earning after that once you are qualified, as an FY1 doctor. Other universities have a 5 year course; Cambridge's is longer because you get an extra BA degree (this is also available at most other medical unis either compulsorily or as an optional extra).


    Then when I get my results and I have really good ones, then like I like start applying and stuff for an A&E doctor and stuff. If I don't ill re-sit. THEN,
    Quit the sainsburies job, when I get into Campbridge, then ill find a sainsbuires there and start working there.

    Does this sound good, guys I need your opinions.
    Thanks!

    ( If someone answers greatly for me, Id be grateful to help them)
    You don't apply for a job as an "A&E doctor" straight out of medical school; you have to go through foundation training and then apply for your chosen specialty. Bear in mind, though, that you are still very young without much real idea of what medicine is like. For now, just enjoy being a teenager but try to get some decent grades. In a few years' time you can start thinking about getting work experience etc to help inform your decision - you may end up going off the idea of medicine, but having strong GCSEs and A-levels will always keep other doors open for you. Even if you do stay in medicine your opinion of what sort of doctor you want to be is highly likely to change.

    Oh, and finally, Cambridge (no p!) will not allow you to work part-time in term time.
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    Just relax, please!
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    (Original post by VisualKiddy)
    ...I hope my doctor is nothing like you.
    I'd certainly hope my doctor wasn't in year 8 too.
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    I think it would be impossible to set out a plan saying Cambridge ask for A*AA as by the time you get round to applying, in FIVE years time, that would have almost definitley increased to A*A*A* and the AAB universities to A*AA
 
 
 

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