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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Thanks, are you a current GEM student?
    yes yes... just gradated with an MSc at Oxford and did my a levels in 2009. I guess to make sure I can ring them to make sure tomo ... but it says on there that they only really want a chemistry a level, of which I am taking this year anyway x
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    (Original post by Lostperson)
    yes yes... just gradated with an MSc at Oxford and did my a levels in 2009. I guess to make sure I can ring them to make sure tomo ... but it says on there that they only really want a chemistry a level, of which I am taking this year anyway x
    So you're a current GEM student at Oxford? Can you give me any hints?
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    So you're a current GEM student at Oxford? Can you give me any hints?
    no no sorry haha I'm a gem applicant just graduated from an msc at oxford x
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    (Original post by gmg2710)
    I myself am a current GEM student, who was accepted to all 4 universities that I applied too. In addition I have sat on interview panels at my current university for the GEM course. Hope this helps.
    Have you got any hints or tips? Which university are you at?
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    (Original post by Lostperson)
    no no sorry haha I'm a gem applicant just graduated from an msc at oxford x
    Ah cool, best of luck, what was your MSc in?
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Just tell me what you did tbh
    Sorry forgot to say, i am a current student at Swansea University. What part of the application process are you at?
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    (Original post by gmg2710)
    Sorry forgot to say, i am a current student at Swansea University. What part of the application process are you at?
    I'm still an undergraduate as of present but I'm currently resitting my a-levels and doing HCA work
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    I'm still an undergraduate as of present but I'm currently resitting my a-levels and doing HCA work
    It's good that you are getting work experience in early, as lots of universities now have this as a requirement, and care roles give you a great opportunity to reflect in your personal statement. Just break each part of the application down and start to check bits off.

    Graduate Entry Medicine is very competitive to gain a place, so do as many little things you can to boost your application. Which entrance exam(s) are you planning on sitting?
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    (Original post by gmg2710)
    It's good that you are getting work experience in early, as lots of universities now have this as a requirement, and care roles give you a great opportunity to reflect in your personal statement. Just break each part of the application down and start to check bits off.

    Graduate Entry Medicine is very competitive to gain a place, so do as many little things you can to boost your application. Which entrance exam(s) are you planning on sitting?
    GMG, is anyone on your facebook, was hoping for more one to one advice etc
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    (Original post by gmg2710)
    It's good that you are getting work experience in early, as lots of universities now have this as a requirement, and care roles give you a great opportunity to reflect in your personal statement. Just break each part of the application down and start to check bits off.

    Graduate Entry Medicine is very competitive to gain a place, so do as many little things you can to boost your application. Which entrance exam(s) are you planning on sitting?
    All 3 of them, UKCAT, BMAT and GAMSAT. What else should you think I do? I'm resitting some of my A-level Biology and Chemistry units because I only got C's overall and I'm going to do Maths AS this year, aiming for an A.
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    (Original post by puddleduck)
    Hey everyone! Any advice?

    I have a 2.2 in biology and am just finishing my MSc in Forensic Medical Science (unless anything magical happens, I'll be getting a merit- the equivalent of a 2.1).

    Sat my GAMSAT in March and scored 70,72,79 (75 overall).

    Just sat my UKCAT and scored VR: 720, QR: 620, AR: 670 (total 2010, 670 average), with a band 2 in SJ.

    I don't have a tonne of work experience, but should have a load before interview.

    I'm definitely applying to Nottingham and St Georges. Before taking the UKCAT, I was thinking of applying to Warwick and King's. Preferably want to stay in London, because I can't afford to move out.... but anyway.... do you guys think that applying to Warwick and King's is a total waste? On the other hand, since I f*cked up UKCAT I was thinking about throwing caution to the wind, sitting the BMAT and applying to Oxford, seeing as they don't have "entry requirements" per say..... but that seems like insanity.

    Thoughts? x
    That's a fantastic GAMSAT score, very jealous! Why are you not applying to Swansea? As they accept 2.2 with Masters (as long as you have GCSE English and Maths at Grade C+) and use GAMSAT.

    I'd still apply to Warwick as you also have a great VR score which is the initial part of their selection process. Don't know enough about King's to have any say there, but I'd really recommend including Swansea in your chosen unis as your GAMSAT score is so good!
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    (Original post by PurpleSquid)
    hey guys
    i was wondering how old the stuff you mention in your ps is? (oh and i'm talking non-academic, non-work-experience-related)
    because i have some stuff that i did before university (i.e. during school) which demonstrates a lot of good attributes but i don't really have much equivalent stuff that i have done recently....
    would unis be likely to ask how long ago you did specific things? not really sure what to do!
    I've mentioned some work experience I did after secondary school but the bulk of the work experience I've talked about is during the past year.

    I think generally, the experience has to be within the last two years.
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    Is studying for BMAT too late now? or is 1 month enough?
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    (Original post by Ama2007)
    Is studying for BMAT too late now? or is 1 month enough?
    plenty!

    its a lot easier to prep than the ukcat x
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    (Original post by Lostperson)
    plenty!

    its a lot easier to prep than the ukcat x
    Oh ok, is it similar to the GAMSAT? *
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    (Original post by Ama2007)
    Oh ok, is it similar to the GAMSAT? *
    i think its more simple?
    because unlike the ukcat u can actually revise for it x
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    (Original post by Ama2007)
    Oh ok, is it similar to the GAMSAT? *
    GAMSAT IS 10x worse than BMAT
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    Hello everyone!

    I emailed Birmingham after finding out about their GCSE requirements and this is what they said:

    We do not expect to reject an application if the only concerning aspect is a GCSE grade.

    I think this shows they really do look at the overall application!
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    (Original post by Katray)
    Hello everyone!

    I emailed Birmingham after finding out about their GCSE requirements and this is what they said:

    We do not expect to reject an application if the only concerning aspect is a GCSE grade.

    I think this shows they really do look at the overall application!
    What do they actually look at?
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    I'm just entering my qualifications in the education section of my UCAS. Will not putting down my modules/marks disadvantage my application?
 
 
 
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