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    Hi Guys,

    I was wondering, If I had average grades at GCSE but had done really well at A level, would i still have a chance at medicine?
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    (Original post by JC_Costales)
    Hi Guys,

    I was wondering, If I had average grades at GCSE but had done really well at A level, would i still have a chance at medicine?
    Do a lot of research and apply smart. A lot of med schools use GCSEs quite heavily in their ranking for the purposes of inviting to interview and/or for the purposes of deciding who to make an offer to. Find out which these are and do not apply to them if your grades are not competitive.
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    Yea, quite a few unis look at GCSES now, infact I know a few that weigh them well over your A-levels (sucks I know) you should have an array of b/a/a*s
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    Yep GCSEs are important. You can find out all about it using the search function or looking through the Wiki.
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    (Original post by Ronove)
    Do a lot of research and apply smart. A lot of med schools use GCSEs quite heavily in their ranking for the purposes of inviting to interview and/or for the purposes of deciding who to make an offer to. Find out which these are and do not apply to them if your grades are not competitive.
    I have 1A*, 2As, 7Bs and 1C...... but I'm aimed for As at As-Level, would this be enough
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    (Original post by NancyRoseC)
    Yea, quite a few unis look at GCSES now, infact I know a few that weigh them well over your A-levels (sucks I know) you should have an array of b/a/a*s
    I'm not really aiming for the Universities that are GCSE heavy (e.g. Barts, Oxbridge etc.), I really want to go to Peninsula, so like Exeter or Plymouth
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    (Original post by JC_Costales)
    I'm not really aiming for the Universities that are GCSE heavy (e.g. Barts, Oxbridge etc.), I really want to go to Peninsula, so like Exeter or Plymouth
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...E_Requirements

    these are the minimum req.

    and

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...your_Strengths

    that's how they choose. Keep checking on this, it may not have been updated for 2015 entry and beyond yet
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    (Original post by g.k.galloway)
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...E_Requirements

    these are the minimum req.

    and

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...your_Strengths

    that's how they choose. Keep checking on this, it may not have been updated for 2015 entry and beyond yet
    Thank you. I've checked the requirements and I think I have a chance, but I'll apply to the schools I think I can at least get an interview with.
 
 
 
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