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    I'm studying chemistry, biology, english lit and history in year 12 and want to apply for medicine degree. At GCSE i got A's in English's, Maths, Biology and RS and B's in the rest. Does this matter in my application?
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    I got 5 A's and 4 B's at GCSE, not the greatest. I am taking chemistry, biology, english lit and history in year 12 and my dream is to become a doctor. How good do my grades have to be? would having work experience in this field boost my chances of acceptance?
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    Dependant on the university.

    Oxbridge, and most highly esteemed Medical universities will look for applicants with very good GCSE's.
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    GCSEs do matter but the ones which you got should be fine
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    Focus on getting stellar A levels. Forget about your GCSE's (they'll only matter when deciding where to apply, which for medicine isn't really a big thing). If you come out with 3 or 4 A/A*'s you will get a place.
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    (Original post by Dylan Coulter)
    I'm studying chemistry, biology, english lit and history in year 12 and want to apply for medicine degree. At GCSE i got A's in English's, Maths, Biology and RS and B's in the rest. Does this matter in my application?
    You will have to apply very strategically.
    Make sure you get good A level predictions, and also try and get a good UKCAT score. This will definitely help your application.
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    Yes, they do. However, as the others have said, just apply strategically and you should be fine as long as the other parts of your application are strong: UKCAT, A-Levels, perhaps some experience.
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    Its not a deal breaker as long as you apply to the right universities.

    For now focus on getting great AS results and getting your work experience and voluntary work.
 
 
 
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