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    I know this might sound like a silly question but I was wondering if I still have a chance to get a conditional offer from Cambridge to study medicine even if I didn't do as well as I could on the January 2013 exams (I've got B's in maths and chemistry and a C in physics BUT I'm going to resit them and hopefully get A's in June). Do I have a chance and should I give it a shot??
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    (Original post by Just Jim)
    I know this might sound like a silly question but I was wondering if I still have a chance to get a conditional offer from Cambridge to study medicine even if I didn't do as well as I could on the January 2013 exams (I've got B's in maths and chemistry and a C in physics BUT I'm going to resit them and hopefully get A's in June). Do I have a chance and should I give it a shot??
    If you resit in june and get high A's overall at AS then yes you would have a shot, provided you have a good BMAT score. The first step up from GCSE to AS exams can be hard, but you won't get in with B and C's at AS.
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    (Original post by Jackkkkk)
    If you resit in june and get high A's overall at AS then yes you would have a shot, provided you have a good BMAT score. The first step up from GCSE to AS exams can be hard, but you won't get in with B and C's at AS.
    Alright. But if I resit would it put me at a disadvantage???


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    http://www.study.cam.ac.uk/undergrad...rents/faq.html

    "a student's application is unlikely to be adversely affected by their resitting one or two modules. On the other hand, there would be concern about an applicant's potential to be successful at Cambridge if they need to resit numerous exams, particularly where only a marginal improvement is achieved."

    Or in other words, unless there was a very good reason why you messed up first time around, you wont get much sympathy unless your grades are spectacularly better at resit.
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    (Original post by Just Jim)
    Alright. But if I resit would it put me at a disadvantage???


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    As someone has quoted cam that's the most helpful info. But to be honest retaking those 3 alongside your other AS's would be fine if you get good 90/95+ UMS marks. It would show you can take on a larger work load and do well. But you really do need some high UMS. What's your 4th AS?


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    My 4th AS is economics but I don't have an economics exam in January.


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