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    I am on a second gap year, applied for medicine for the first time and didn’t get in because I didn’t perform well enough on the interviews.

    Because I am not convinced that I would enjoy my back-up course there is still an option to re-apply. However, the fees rise and uncertainty whether any medical school would accept me next time round make it more sensible solution to relinquish ambition to become a doctor.

    Nevertheless, I think that I was very close to getting an offer and only the inability to concentrate and stop nervousness during the interviews is what let me down.

    Has anyone been in a similar situation? Will the medical schools regard three years out of full-time education as disqualifying? Is studying hard for five years and getting into 65000 pounds debt worth it?
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