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    (Original post by DinaRayy)
    My problem is I want to do both :/ Although I could do one for the summer and one after my PS has been sent, I don't know which to do first and which to put on my PS. I mean is gap medics any good?


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    No idea, I'm not going abroad with a company.

    I'm leaving on Monday and I put it in my PS. I couldn't say what I had done, obviously, but I wrote about what I was going to do and what I wished to learn from it.
    Funnily enough, in interviews, it didnt go down that well. One of them even said, "So.. what makes you think you'll actually make any sort of difference?" If you're looking to wow them, it won't.
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    Anyone plan on applying to leeds?
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    (Original post by dmz)
    Anyone plan on applying to leeds?
    I'm not so keen any more. If you have a look earlier in the thread, someone mentioned that you no longer get extra points for having achieved grades Plus, it's quite a risky choice now they put so much weight onto PS.
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    (Original post by ameelia22)
    I'm not so keen any more. If you have a look earlier in the thread, someone mentioned that you no longer get extra points for having achieved grades Plus, it's quite a risky choice now they put so much weight onto PS.
    I'll be applying with my graduate grades and I won't finish that till next summer, I've applied twice so I know what to fix by now hopefully, and I kinda like it here. Where do you plan on applying to now instead?
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    (Original post by dmz)
    I'll be applying with my graduate grades and I won't finish that till next summer, I've applied twice so I know what to fix by now hopefully, and I kinda like it here. Where do you plan on applying to now instead?
    Ah I see.

    I'm not sure, entirely dependant on the UKCAT really, but I'm open to any and all :P

    I was extremely keen on Sheffield but they were wild this year, rejecting a lot of top people, and no-reapplicants on TSR having been given an offer makes me doubtful. Another risky choice, having based so much on PS.

    BSMS would be lovely, mainly because I like the course structure, and I would so love to live in Brighton :P

    If the UKCAT went really well, I'd put down Newcastle for sure though, I loved it when I went.
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    (Original post by dmz)
    Anyone plan on applying to leeds?
    I will be for sure, it's a risky option but i love the medical school. I'm going to put three others choices were I have a firm chance at getting an interview newcastle and st georges ect if i do well in ukcat. so hopefully the risk will pay off.
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    Hey can anyone let me know if we can take on more A levels during your gap year???
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    Also does Birmingham still put heavy emphasis on your GCSE's if your A level grades compensate for it????
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    (Original post by Doctor123)
    Hey can anyone let me know if we can take on more A levels during your gap year???
    I might ask unis about this because I'm curious as well. My problem is that I only took Biology in year 13 so will have done AS Biology when I apply but I thought I might as well finish the A Level during my gap year. I know I'll still only be eligible to apply to unis that require Biology at AS and not A2 but I don't know if they'll think that because I've completed it after the 2 years of A-Levels that it will invalidate my AS Biology qualification.

    I just don't want to screw up my application and make it complicated by finishing off the A Level so might just go over the material but not do the exams. I really don't know though.
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    (Original post by Richyp22)
    I will be for sure, it's a risky option but i love the medical school. I'm going to put three others choices were I have a firm chance at getting an interview newcastle and st georges ect if i do well in ukcat. so hopefully the risk will pay off.
    nice city/town (whatever it is). Yea, i guess quite a lot is going to be down to the UKCAT
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    Hello sorry I wasn't sure which thread to reply to. I'm in year 12 so I will be applying to university this year to study medicine - please tell me which university you favour and why. For example, if you've attended open days what was the campus like etc. I've been trying to research but university websites aren't that helpful. Thank you for any help/ advise you can give.
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    (Original post by Katy1704)
    Hello sorry I wasn't sure which thread to reply to. I'm in year 12 so I will be applying to university this year to study medicine - please tell me which university you favour and why. For example, if you've attended open days what was the campus like etc. I've been trying to research but university websites aren't that helpful. Thank you for any help/ advise you can give.
    When I was in your position last year I think the most useful thing that I was told was to apply strategically. By all means, the location and campus plays quite an important role in deciding where to apply but ultimately you need to try and choose the ones that you would also most likely get in. I found this page quite useful in helping me decide. A lot of this can be dependent on your UKCAT score though so personally I would recommend sitting it early (maybe a few weeks after your exams) so you have enough time to consider all of your options carefully.

    There's loads of information on the TSR medicine wiki pages so I'd suggest exploring them and see if that helps Best of luck to you!
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    (Original post by kimsiclez)
    I might ask unis about this because I'm curious as well. My problem is that I only took Biology in year 13 so will have done AS Biology when I apply but I thought I might as well finish the A Level during my gap year. I know I'll still only be eligible to apply to unis that require Biology at AS and not A2 but I don't know if they'll think that because I've completed it after the 2 years of A-Levels that it will invalidate my AS Biology qualification.

    I just don't want to screw up my application and make it complicated by finishing off the A Level so might just go over the material but not do the exams. I really don't know though.
    or potentially start a different science A level or Maths? And complete it in a year?? Do you know which unis use the tarriff system (apart from barts)
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    Have you guys all started applying for jobs yet or will you wait until exams are over?
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    (Original post by Kev.1995)
    Have you guys all started applying for jobs yet or will you wait until exams are over?
    I think for hospital posts (eg. HCA, Auxiliary Nurse etc.) most of us are applying now purely because it could take 2-4 months for the paperwork to be sorted and to finally start so it would be nice to be able to wrote about it on our PSs.


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    or potentially start a different science A level or Maths? And complete it in a year?? Do you know which unis use the tarriff system (apart from barts)
    Exactly. As far as I'm aware Barts is the only one.
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    Does anyone else know why/find it really annoying how you can only enter 11 qualifications on NHS jobs?!
    I'm guessing everyone on here has more than eleven like I do... :/


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    (Original post by annaridgway95)
    Does anyone else know why/find it really annoying how you can only enter 11 qualifications on NHS jobs?!
    I'm guessing everyone on here has more than eleven like I do... :/


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    GCSE's alone I have more than 11! I've just entered my predicted A levels and my achieved AS's though..
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    (Original post by Kev.1995)
    GCSE's alone I have more than 11! I've just entered my predicted A levels and my achieved AS's though..
    Ah right, yeah that's a good idea


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    (Original post by Kev.1995)
    GCSE's alone I have more than 11! I've just entered my predicted A levels and my achieved AS's though..

    (Original post by annaridgway95)
    Does anyone else know why/find it really annoying how you can only enter 11 qualifications on NHS jobs?!
    I'm guessing everyone on here has more than eleven like I do... :/
    Yeah I just put my most relevant ones, ASs and GCSE Maths/Science/English.


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    (Original post by annaridgway95)
    Does anyone else know why/find it really annoying how you can only enter 11 qualifications on NHS jobs?!
    I'm guessing everyone on here has more than eleven like I do... :/


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    I entered mine all for eg I put re/add science grade a* a* in one row. Is that cheating ?

    Also I just received an unsuccessful emàil for for a hca post almost feels like ucas 2013 cycle again
 
 
 
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