Are my A-levels and GCSES appropriate to medicine..?

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For my A-levels, I've picked:

Geography
Biology
Chemistry
Use of maths

I may be dropping use of maths after my first year.

For my GCSES I've got

4 A'S and 4 B'S, 1 C (From year 9) and an OCR national qualification in ICT.

Whilst these results are decent, it might help to say that I revised very little to get these grades.
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Your AS grades and A2 predicteds are much, much more important than GCSEs. Unis only look at GCSE grades if they are trying to differentiate between 2 candidates who are pretty much the same in terms of interview score, BMAT/UKCAT score etc.
Some top unis, like oxbrigde, will look at the number of A*s/ratio of A*s: A's you got
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(Original post by Spratty)
Hello guys
For my A-levels, I've picked:

Geography
Biology
Chemistry
Use of maths

I may be dropping use of maths after my first year.

For my GCSES I've got

4 A'S and 4 B'S, 1 C (From year 9) and an OCR national qualification in ICT.

Whilst these results are decent, it might help to say that I revised very little to get these grades.
Sorry but your results are too low.
What did you get As in:
What did you get Bs in:
What did you get a C in:

Also universities don't care how much you revised, if you didn't care to revise then you are not a hard working person, and they want hard working people.
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Sorry but your results are too low.
What did you get As in:
What did you get Bs in:
What did you get a C in:

Also universities don't care how much you revised, if you didn't care to revise then you are not a hard working person, and they want hard working people.
A'S : Computer science, Eng (x2) Physics
B's : Geography, Maths, Bio, Chem
C : Core science
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A'S : Computer science, Eng (x2) Physics
B's : Geography, Maths, Bio, Chem
C : Core science
Sorry but you cannot get in especially with Bs in Bio/Chem and Maths, and a C in Core science.
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Okay, thank you.
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Okay, thank you.
However there are 2 options my friend;
1 You got an A in Physics; Engineer is perfect for you
2 Resit your exams
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I am currently doing AS Bio, and Chemistry, doesn't this count for nothing. Say if I get good grades; then do I have a good chance?
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A'S : Computer science, Eng (x2) Physics
B's : Geography, Maths, Bio, Chem
C : Core science
you could always re-sit core science (what i am doing) along with your as levels? and then the next year you could re-sit another gcse subject along with the a levels you chose to do
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you could always re-sit core science (what i am doing) along with your as levels? and then the next year you could re-sit another gcse subject along with the a levels you chose to do
Is there an age limit to doing GCSES?
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I am currently doing AS Bio, and Chemistry, doesn't this count for nothing. Say if I get good grades; then do I have a good chance?
Even if you do well in AS your GCSEs are still toooooooo low.
The average applicant has like 5A*s and 5As!
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I had a look at this link:

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

You don't seem to meet the requirements for many med schools...I'm not an expert though so I could be wrong. Perhaps a degree like biomedical sciences would be better? You could also consider graduate medicine if you really want to, but that's apparently seriously competetive.

But if undergrad medicine is your dream, you could consider applying if you get excellent AS grades and good A2 predictions, and do well in BMAT/UKCAT. It seems to me (from my knowledge of friends who've applied from medicine and the link I've posted above) it seems unlikely but not totally impossible for you to get a medicine offer.
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Is there an age limit to doing GCSES?
As far as i am aware you don't have an age limit
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What about Pharmacy?
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What about Pharmacy?
I dont see why not.
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Am I able to do the course? Based off my grades?
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Am I able to do the course? Based off my grades?
A-C in English and Maths I think hey search it up.
You can get into medicine with pharmacy degree!
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A-C in English and Maths I think hey search it up.
You can get into medicine with pharmacy degree!
Well, I've got 2 A'S in English and 1 B in maths.
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ew, use of maths
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Sorry but you cannot get in especially with Bs in Bio/Chem and Maths, and a C in Core science.
There are other roots into medicine you know...
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