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    I know it's still early but just wanted to create this thread early to discuss about the application
    Anyone finished their work experience?
    I got 3A* 5A 3B at GCSEs but been predicted 2A* and 2A for A level and and A for my EPQ. Do you guys think Ive got any chance?
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    Are you in Year 12?
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    (Original post by M_Javaid)
    Are you in Year 12?
    yes
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    (Original post by MedicalJunkie)
    I know it's still early but just wanted to create this thread early to discuss about the application
    Anyone finished their work experience?
    I got 3A* 5A 3B at GCSEs but been predicted 2A* and 2A for A level and and A for my EPQ. Do you guys think Ive got any chance?
    Hi, I am in a similar situation to you:

    2A*, 6A, 4B

    Predicted AAA*A*

    I am not sure whether it is worth applying for Barts...
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    (Original post by Dakterite)
    Hi, I am in a similar situation to you:

    2A*, 6A, 4B

    Predicted AAA*A*

    I am not sure whether it is worth applying for Barts...
    well my teacher said as long as your ps is really good and your ukcat is pretty high you stand a fair chance to get an interview
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    (Original post by Dakterite)
    Hi, I am in a similar situation to you:

    2A*, 6A, 4B

    Predicted AAA*A*

    I am not sure whether it is worth applying for Barts...
    so where else have you thought about applying?
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    (Original post by MedicalJunkie)
    well my teacher said as long as your ps is really good and your ukcat is pretty high you stand a fair chance to get an interview
    Hi, I am a Barts offer holder for this year's admission cycle and AFAIK Barts do not really look at the personal statement when selecting for interview. They are more interested in your UKCAT score and are the only medical school that look at your UCAS tariff (https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergradu.../tariff-tables).

    They put a 50:50 weighting on UCAS tariff and UKCAT, meaning if you have a low UCAS tariff, you will need a high UKCAT and vice versa. Here are some guidelines on what some good 50:50 weightings are from the Barts website. http://www.smd.qmul.ac.uk/Documents/...2015-cycle.pdf

    Hope this is of some help and feel free to ask me any questions
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    (Original post by Sahil_)
    Hi, I am a Barts offer holder for this year's admission cycle and AFAIK Barts do not really look at the personal statement. They are more interested in your UKCAT score and are the only medical school that look at your UCAS tariff (https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergradu.../tariff-tables).

    They put a 50:50 weighting on UCAS tariff and UKCAT, meaning if you have a low UCAS tariff, you will need a high UKCAT and vice versa. Here are some guidelines on what some good 50:50 weightings are from the Barts website. http://www.smd.qmul.ac.uk/Documents/...2015-cycle.pdf

    Hope this is of some help.
    thanks, ill look into it
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    (Original post by Sahil_)
    Hi, I am a Barts offer holder for this year's admission cycle and AFAIK Barts do not really look at the personal statement. They are more interested in your UKCAT score and are the only medical school that look at your UCAS tariff (https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergradu.../tariff-tables).

    They put a 50:50 weighting on UCAS tariff and UKCAT, meaning if you have a low UCAS tariff, you will need a high UKCAT and vice versa. Here are some guidelines on what some good 50:50 weightings are from the Barts website. http://www.smd.qmul.ac.uk/Documents/...2015-cycle.pdf

    Hope this is of some help.
    What are your stats if you dont mind me asking
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    (Original post by MedicalJunkie)
    What are your stats if you dont mind me asking
    GCSEs: 6A*s and 5As plus an A in FSMQ Additional Maths.
    AS: 5As
    Predicted A2s: A*A*A*A*
    Therefore my UCAS tariff was 640.
    UKCAT: 730 average (2920)
    Work exp: 1 week GP, 1 week Hospital, 1 month Carehome, 1 year volunteering for local charity for disabled children.
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    Hi
    I have a few qs related to applying?
    Can someone help?

    Firstly does doing a specific board have any difference on applying? For example: Taking CIE rather than Edexcel
    Also do we apply with our predicted grades or actual? I will be taking a gap year and i'm finishing my A2 this year so by June I'll be done and my results will be out in August. So what grades shall i give?

    I dont remember anymore qs right now :/
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    Is it really hard to manage finances when you study in london
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    Hi everyone,

    Just a heads up that you can get involved in our 'ask a student' Q&A thread. You can ask me about any aspect of the medicine course and what it's like living in London.

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...rimary_content

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    Apart from the Official Qs, Medify and Blackstone.....any other good preparation methods for the UKCAT?
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    (Original post by sm11adt)
    Apart from the Official Qs, Medify and Blackstone.....any other good preparation methods for the UKCAT?
    I'm using the 1000 UKCAT qs book and I definitely recommend it!
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    Do I have any chance applying if I am only doing 3 A-levels (should be predicted A*A*A) and EPQ?
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    (Original post by livvy1505)
    Do I have any chance applying if I am only doing 3 A-levels (should be predicted A*A*A) and EPQ?
    Hi there,

    You definitely have a chance with those A-levels. If i remember correctly, EPQ is considered an AS-level and such the combination of that with your A-levels would be sufficient for consideration by admissions.

    If you've got any other questions, please address our official ask-a-student thread. http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=4026213

    Thanks,
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    (Original post by Queen Mary University of London)
    Hi there,

    You definitely have a chance with those A-levels. If i remember correctly, EPQ is considered an AS-level and such the combination of that with your A-levels would be sufficient for consideration by admissions.

    If you've got any other questions, please address our official ask-a-student thread. http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=4026213

    Thanks,
    Will
    Hi,
    I'm doing 5 A-levels having just done 5 subjects for year 12, 2 of which were AS exams and the rest were internal assessments. I am hoping my predicted grades will be A* A* A* A A (without including EPQ) but even if they are A* A* AAA or A*AAAA will that be ok?
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    (Original post by 07cdominic)
    Hi,
    I'm doing 5 A-levels having just done 5 subjects for year 12, 2 of which were AS exams and the rest were internal assessments. I am hoping my predicted grades will be A* A* A* A A (without including EPQ) but even if they are A* A* AAA or A*AAAA will that be ok?
    Hi there,

    Those are certainly impressive stats! Any of those predictions would be more than okay, you'd have a very strong chance!

    If you've got any more questions, feel free to address our 'ask-a-student' thread. http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...4#post66294764

    Barts love,
    Will
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    (Original post by Queen Mary University of London)
    Hi there,

    Those are certainly impressive stats! Any of those predictions would be more than okay, you'd have a very strong chance!

    If you've got any more questions, feel free to address our 'ask-a-student' thread. http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...4#post66294764

    Barts love,
    Will
    Phew, ok thank you.
 
 
 
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