Turn on thread page Beta
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    I want to do medicine at a university likemanchester or birmingham. I got 10 A*S at GCSE. I didnt do as well i would have liked in january. how do resits affect your chance of admission
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    I dont know, you know how to make paracetamol. I need it because I feel gassy on tuesdays okay?
    Offline

    11
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Kutti)
    I dont know, you know how to make paracetamol. I need it because I feel gassy on tuesdays okay?
    :lolwut:
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Aku-gila)
    :lolwut:
    We get to make paracetamol and aspirin in AS unit 2 or A2 chemistry - pretty cool

    Going to play with alcohol next week
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    If you get As in the summer, then your January modules won't need to go down on your UCAS, so universities will never know. In which case, it sounds like your grades will set you in very good stead for Medicine, although remember that getting onto a medical course constitutes a lot more than just getting the grades. Most of those who apply are very intelligent so you have to do well in your BMAT/UKCAT and interview, as well as write a good personal statement too.
    Offline

    1
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Kutti)
    I dont know, you know how to make paracetamol. I need it because I feel gassy on tuesdays okay?
    ohhhh...some one is really out of there mind!! :teehee:
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by razzler)
    I want to do medicine at a university likemanchester or birmingham. I got 10 A*S at GCSE. ANd I sorta messed up my january modules. I got a C in biology and chemistry and im resitting in the summre. SAy if i get all As in the end how badly have these resists affected my chances of getting accepted is there still hope?
    Oh don't worry! Just resit! Your GCSE grades are excellent and I'm pretty sure somewhere like Manchester will not reject you because you resat some AS modules... (They are AS, right? and I'm pretty sure you don't even have to declare resits). But yes, I have tons of friends who are applying for Medicine, and a lot of them are resitting their modules...
    Offline

    11
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by thegodofgod)
    We get to make paracetamol and aspirin in AS unit 2 or A2 chemistry - pretty cool

    Going to play with alcohol next week
    Nice! But that wasn't the part that made me go :lolwut:, it was this:

    (Original post by Kutti)
    I need it because I feel gassy on tuesdays okay?
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    What happened for you to get C's if you dont mind me asking.. Lack of revision...?
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Aku-gila)
    Nice! But that wasn't the part that made me go :lolwut:, it was this:
    ahh, okay

    Good luck anyway - were the Cs due to lack of revision / being lazy or actually not understanding stuff?
    Offline

    11
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by thegodofgod)
    ahh, okay

    Good luck anyway - were the Cs due to lack of revision / being lazy or actually not understanding stuff?
    Err, I have no idea what you're talking about...
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Aku-gila)
    Err, I have no idea what you're talking about...
    woops - quoted the wrong person lol :facepalm:

    thought you were the OP
    Offline

    11
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by thegodofgod)
    woops - quoted the wrong person lol :facepalm:

    thought you were the OP
    :rofl:
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by thegodofgod)
    ahh, okay

    Good luck anyway - were the Cs due to lack of revision / being lazy or actually not understanding stuff?
    It was becasue I did like no revision I think I got a bit complacent. Ig to an A in physics and Business. I don't think its a case of not understanding. I know if i will work hard I should be able to get the As
    Offline

    4
    ReputationRep:
    when doing retakes you usually get lower grades then the first sitting --> that's the case for most of the times, but not always!
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    Of course you do! My boyfriend's applied to do medicine (has an offer from Newcastle) and last year, he got a D in unit 2 chemistry, resat it and has an A now.
    He still got the offer even with a C overall in AS Chemistry on his UCAS. It's definitely possible, it's not all about grades, you've gotta do all the other stuff, work experience etc.
    Good luck!
    Offline

    12
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Kutti)
    I dont know, you know how to make paracetamol. I need it because I feel gassy on tuesdays okay?
    Dudeee...."gassy" Tuesdays? :cheeky:
    Offline

    12
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by musi_1993)
    when doing retakes you usually get lower grades then the first sitting --> that's the case for most of the times, but not always!
    Thats a load of rubbish, Ive always got higher on every resit I have ever done.
 
 
 
Poll
How are you feeling in the run-up to Results Day 2018?
Help with your A-levels

All the essentials

The adventure begins mug

Student life: what to expect

What it's really like going to uni

Rosette

Essay expert

Learn to write like a pro with our ultimate essay guide.

Uni match

Uni match

Our tool will help you find the perfect course for you

Study planner

Create a study plan

Get your head around what you need to do and when with the study planner tool.

Study planner

Resources by subject

Everything from mind maps to class notes.

Hands typing

Degrees without fees

Discover more about degree-level apprenticeships.

A student doing homework

Study tips from A* students

Students who got top grades in their A-levels share their secrets

Study help links and info

Can you help? Study help unanswered threadsRules and posting guidelines

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

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.