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    I am definitely going to drop a grade on the AAA front for AS.
    I was it wondering wether it would be a good idea to defer or apply for other courses other than medicine this year and wait to see my final A2 results and if they meet the requirement, take a gap year and then re-apply...is this a good idea?
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    (Original post by LewisAsh)
    I am definitely going to drop a grade on the AAA front for AS.
    I was it wondering wether it would be a good idea to defer or apply for other courses other than medicine this year and wait to see my final A2 results and if they meet the requirement, take a gap year and then re-apply...is this a good idea?
    Wait till results day and see what your grades are. Then, discuss with the medicine advisor at your school so you make the best informed decision.

    That's what I think you should do anyway.
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    Get AAA at A2 and apply anyway. AAB at AS isn't the end of the world for medicine.
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    Yea, a lot of universities don't look at AS, so don't worry. Just make sure you get AAA A2, and look at which unis don't take AS into account - AAB isn't mad. I know people who got Cs at AS and still got into medicine
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    Thanks guys this has all been very helpful, so overall I should focus on my final A2 grades?
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    (Original post by LewisAsh)
    Thanks guys this has all been very helpful, so overall I should focus on my final A2 grades?
    Yep! Get the best grades you can, and make sure you rock the other parts of your application, and you'll be in a much better position when you apply.
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    (Original post by Hype en Ecosse)
    Yep! Get the best grades you can, and make sure you rock the other parts of your application, and you'll be in a much better position when you apply.
    Thanks a lot! and I'm going to use my gap year to get more experience and d volunteering to strengthen my application
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    (Original post by LewisAsh)
    Thanks guys this has all been very helpful, so overall I should focus on my final A2 grades?
    yup! get good predictions, good work experience, a killer personal statment and revise for admissions tests and you'll be fine!
 
 
 
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