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    I am greatly interested in Dentistry. Over summer I am going to get some work experience/shadowing completed alongside some voluntary work in a care hone. I know Dentistry can be very competitive, and was wondering if this would be good enough:

    GCSE: 6 A*s 5As
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    (Original post by ER98)
    I am greatly interested in Dentistry. Over summer I am going to get some work experience/shadowing completed alongside some voluntary work in a care hone. I know Dentistry can be very competitive, and was wondering if this would be good enough:

    GCSE: 6 A*s 5As
    AS: AAAA
    A2 predictions; A*AA
    yeah that's great... pretty much if you hit their minimum requirements then you will be fine... Its other stuff like work experience, interests, awards, UKCAT that take it from there.
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    yeah that's great... pretty much if you hit their minimum requirements then you will be fine... Its other stuff like work experience, interests, awards, UKCAT that take it from there.
    so GCSEs play little importance as long as you reach the entry requirements
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    so GCSEs play little importance as long as you reach the entry requirements
    Pretty much. They use them to differentiate candidates at a very early stage in the application process. Yours are fine and I cant see you having any problem with your academic side to your application for dentistry. Providing your PS and UKCAT are good, you should have a decent chance of getting interviews.
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    Pretty much. They use them to differentiate candidates at a very early stage in the application process. Yours are fine and I cant see you having any problem with your academic side to your application for dentistry. Providing your PS and UKCAT are good, you should have a decent chance of getting interviews.
    yeah, some universities don't even use GCSE to differentiate candidates... Like St george university, if you have 8As minimum, your application will automatically be put through for further inspection on A levels etc vice versa, if you have below 8As then they won't look at your appl
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    yeah, some universities don't even use GCSE to differentiate candidates... Like St george university, if you have 8As minimum, your application will automatically be put through for further inspection on A levels etc vice versa, if you have below 8As then they won't look at your appl
    Thank you for the help any further advice with regards to work experience?
 
 
 
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