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    (Original post by Rndons19)
    This for the A101 course? Or A100? If GEM first interview I've seen been given for that
    Yes GEM, there's a few others on the A101 forum too
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    (Original post by rachel2601)
    Barts interview! 😊
    What did you get in your UKCAT if you dont mind me asking
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    (Original post by Rndons19)
    You're in exactly the same boat as me, what's your stats? I have a 1st in biomed and 674 UKCAT
    I'm currently in my final year of Biomed (at Surrey) working at a 2:1 and averaged 670 at the UKCAT
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    (Original post by OTG)
    What did you get in your UKCAT if you dont mind me asking
    730
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    Got all 4 interviews guys, 2 Undergrad, 2 Grad. Hope you all receive similarly good news!
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    (Original post by Hormonal)
    Got all 4 interviews guys, 2 Undergrad, 2 Grad. Hope you all receive similarly good news!
    Congrats! I got 3 grad interviews and 1 undergrad rejection so I'm pretty happy.
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    Hi everyone, I have a question to ask regarding GEM (and a bit of backstory before the question itself). I originally did a degree in pharmacy due to personal circumstances affecting me during A levels, with a view of doing medicine straight after (as tuition fees were £3000/year at the time and grants and bursaries were available). since then however tuition fees have effectively trebled with less financial support for those of us from non-affluent backgrounds. due to this, i decided to cancel my original plan and grudgingly stick with pharmacy. however, whilst browsing through some site, i found that some lower-ranked unis, i found that a lot of the lower-ranked universities stated that student finance is available for students from year 1 onwards, with some offering non-nhs bursaries.

    so the question is, is GEM still financially suicidal for someone like me & can you get assistance (ie student loans) for any med school (similar case with grad applying for undergrad medicine), not just the lower-ranked ones
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    (Original post by quasa)
    Hi everyone, I have a question to ask regarding GEM (and a bit of backstory before the question itself). I originally did a degree in pharmacy due to personal circumstances affecting me during A levels, with a view of doing medicine straight after (as tuition fees were £3000/year at the time and grants and bursaries were available). since then however tuition fees have effectively trebled with less financial support for those of us from non-affluent backgrounds. due to this, i decided to cancel my original plan and grudgingly stick with pharmacy. however, whilst browsing through some site, i found that some lower-ranked unis, i found that a lot of the lower-ranked universities stated that student finance is available for students from year 1 onwards, with some offering non-nhs bursaries.

    so the question is, is GEM still financially suicidal for someone like me & can you get assistance (ie student loans) for any med school (similar case with grad applying for undergrad medicine), not just the lower-ranked ones
    This page on Warwick's website is pretty good at covering the details

    http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/a...es/medics2016/
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    All interviews through now for Warwick, Newcastle and King's yesss! I wasn't sure I'd get one from King's so I'm thrilled.

    I'm worried though because one of my references that I'll need for Warwick hasn't gotten back to me, I have enough experience to meet the 70hr requirement without it but it doesn't look great. Does anyone know how lenient they are with this?
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    Hi, I'm really keen to improve my application when I apply next year. Currently doing a Biomed undergrad.

    If anyone sees this, can you please post your stats? Where applied to, what grades you have (degrees, A-Levels), entrance exam scores and extracurriculars/volunteering/jobs you've done so far. It would really help me as I feel I don't have enough experience at all. I might post this a couple times here so more people see it or might start a thread.

    Thank you and I hope you're having a lovely Christmas/New Year!
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    (Original post by alfresco_)
    Hi, I'm really keen to improve my application when I apply next year. Currently doing a Biomed undergrad.

    If anyone sees this, can you please post your stats? Where applied to, what grades you have (degrees, A-Levels), entrance exam scores and extracurriculars/volunteering/jobs you've done so far. It would really help me as I feel I don't have enough experience at all. I might post this a couple times here so more people see it or might start a thread.

    Thank you and I hope you're having a lovely Christmas/New Year!
    There are specific threads with this information, search for medicine stalking page on TSR and you'll find it or NO discussion medicine entry threads.
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    Hey guys so I'm currently in my second year of biomedical science. I have attained a first in my first year and on my way to achieve a 1st in the second year. Please can anyone walk me through the major or basic things that I have to do from now till the deadline on the 15th of October. So basically I want to apply to kcl, qmu and Warwick and they all accept ukcat. I have 2 weeks of work experience lined up in June at a hospital nearby. Alevels are not considered by these universities so they don't matter. I am going to book the ukcat exam in June and hopefully achieve a really high score. Can I also apply to graduate entry dentistry or is that pushing a little. Any info will be appreciated thanks.
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    (Original post by anonymouspie227)
    Hey

    So, this is aimed at people who will have graduated by 2017 in their first second third etc degree and want to be studying medicine by September 2017 or 2018 depending on when you decide to apply whether you're doing a 3/4 year course.

    My stats are on my profile!

    I thought we could encourage each other keep each other aware of news and just be a community for future medics.

    If this thread already exists then sorry!!
    I want to join a university for my undergraduate medicine course.
    I am currently doing my A2 studies and had completed my AS with 4 A's.
    Any chance for me to get a scholarship ?
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    (Original post by aks-123-123)
    Hey guys so I'm currently in my second year of biomedical science. I have attained a first in my first year and on my way to achieve a 1st in the second year. Please can anyone walk me through the major or basic things that I have to do from now till the deadline on the 15th of October. So basically I want to apply to kcl, qmu and Warwick and they all accept ukcat. I have 2 weeks of work experience lined up in June at a hospital nearby. Alevels are not considered by these universities so they don't matter. I am going to book the ukcat exam in June and hopefully achieve a really high score. Can I also apply to graduate entry dentistry or is that pushing a little. Any info will be appreciated thanks.
    (Original post by NNB_Herath)
    I want to join a university for my undergraduate medicine course.
    I am currently doing my A2 studies and had completed my AS with 4 A's.
    Any chance for me to get a scholarship ?
    Guys I'm not trying to be rude but this is a thread for people currently applying to graduate medicine. Your questions can be answered by some simple independent research online on your chosen universities. We're all trying to work on our applications and prepare for interviews, asking us to tell you every step of how to apply to medicine from now till October 15th 2017 is kind of pushing it. + You can easily find the criteria for scholarships on the university websites. Thanks
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    (Original post by aks-123-123)
    Hey guys so I'm currently in my second year of biomedical science. I have attained a first in my first year and on my way to achieve a 1st in the second year. Please can anyone walk me through the major or basic things that I have to do from now till the deadline on the 15th of October. So basically I want to apply to kcl, qmu and Warwick and they all accept ukcat. I have 2 weeks of work experience lined up in June at a hospital nearby. Alevels are not considered by these universities so they don't matter. I am going to book the ukcat exam in June and hopefully achieve a really high score. Can I also apply to graduate entry dentistry or is that pushing a little. Any info will be appreciated thanks.
    Hey!

    Bear in mind that the process might change for 2018 applications so you're better off looking on websites for entry requirements. As for this year, most GEM unis put a huge emphasis on entrance exams so a good score is really important. There are plenty of books and online tools to help. I used Medify and really liked it, but I have read that it wasn't helpful for everyone so find something that suits you.

    Get work experience, not only for requirements but for character building, learning how to interact with patients and finding out if it is really for you. HCA roles are brilliant for this but take time to process so I would start looking now, a lot of hospitals advertise for bank staff if you're worried about fitting it in. Warwick require 70hrs over two different experiences with one not accounting for >50hrs.

    You can technically apply to both, but your personal statement would have to be very vague. Each of those professions are heavily sought after and I don't think they favour people who apply for two different subjects as it doesn't appear committed!

    Hope that helps and good luck
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    Any pharmacist/pharmacy student that has applied for GEM? Be very nice to hear from some of you guys.
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    (Original post by emmawyeth)
    where does one even start with MMI prep?
    i really didnt expect to get this far and now im panicking haha
    It really depends on the uni what kind of questions they ask. For instance Cambridge asks no personal questions, whereas some others do, like the standard ones about yourself motivation work experience etc. I found the MedicPortal has few nice examples of MMI topics, like ethics, NHS, empathy, professional etc... plus do revise basic science like chemistry, biology A level stuff some unis ask for it but look it up what requirements they state.
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    (Original post by Medici103)
    There have been a number of GEM interviews given out today. Someone did say that they had spoken to admissions and interviews will be given out this week and in January.
    I have had an interview offer for Birmingham GEM since 24th November.
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    (Original post by AliceLewis)
    I have had an interview offer for Birmingham GEM since 24th November.
    Think my post was relating to Barts. Congrats on the Birmingham interview though!
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    (Original post by 10LFC10)
    Hey guys, serious question for those applying to a100

    I have good stats and I know I qualify for a100 but I can't afford the 9000 pound a year (or more!!!) Tuition fee issue. It would be another 2 years a so of me living at home and working before I could.

    Do any of you know of help or anything? Or are you all just fortunate/hard workers ?

    Thanks guys





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    are you a graduate applying for a100 medicine? i think most people here will be applying to a101 only for the nhs bursary and second student loan. the few who go onto a100 seems to either have worked for some time and have savings, or taken out loans from families or bank/loan companies. have you considered trying to get into an a101 programme instead? If youre not a graduate and applying for a100 i think a better thread to seek advice is the A100 thread. In this case Im pretty sure youll be entitled to student loans as it will be your first degree.
 
 
 
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