medicine after gap yearWatch
Hi! I'm graduating in 2016 from the IB and I am planning to take a gap year before applying. I want to study medicine and what I have read from universities websites they say it is better to apply during your gap year rather than applying for a deferred entry for medicine. I was wondering is there anyone who got into/or knows anyone who got into medicine after a gap year? I might apply to Oxbridge and other top unis such as UCL etc. but would taking a gap year increase my chances if I spend it well like volunteering work etc? Thanks
Forget "top universities" and choose ones you like the look of and will make the grades required. For Oxbridge in particular, they are far more interested in your grades and academic ability than additional stuff, but a well-spent gap year can be advantageous anyway.