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    Hi, I'm in year 12 at the moment and I was just wondering whether if I applied to study medicine for entry in 2014 but was declined whether I could apply again the following year to either do a foundation year if i didn't get the correct grades the first time or to do the normal 5 year course if it was that i didn't have enough work experience and i had improved that during my gap year. I hope that makes sense :/
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    (Original post by EllieGrace12)
    Hi, I'm in year 12 at the moment and I was just wondering whether if I applied to study medicine for entry in 2014 but was declined whether I could apply again the following year to either do a foundation year if i didn't get the correct grades the first time or to do the normal 5 year course if it was that i didn't have enough work experience and i had improved that during my gap year. I hope that makes sense :/
    Yes of course! They'll consider your application equally every time you submit it Use the feedback they give you to improve for the next time!
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    (Original post by EllieGrace12)
    Hi, I'm in year 12 at the moment and I was just wondering whether if I applied to study medicine for entry in 2014 but was declined whether I could apply again the following year to either do a foundation year if i didn't get the correct grades the first time or to do the normal 5 year course if it was that i didn't have enough work experience and i had improved that during my gap year. I hope that makes sense :/
    You can re-apply as many times as you like and certainly a lot of medics have to try two (or even three) times before they get in. During that year you could improve your UKCAT score or personal statement or whatever else and that would increase your chances of getting in.

    Foundation courses are mainly for people with the right grades but the wrong A levels subjects or for those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
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    I know someone who applied five times to get into medicine before being successful. It shouldn't take anywhere near that level of commitment but so long as you persist and check the right boxes, and apply according to your strengths, you should be fine
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    (Original post by MattKneale)
    I know someone who applied five times to get into medicine before being successful. It shouldn't take anywhere near that level of commitment but so long as you persist and check the right boxes, and apply according to your strengths, you should be fine
    What did they do with all their gap years?
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    What did they do with all their gap years?
    They probably either worked or did a degree
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    What did they do with all their gap years?
    Well this was for graduate entry, they worked in the NHS.
 
 
 
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