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    (Original post by domiash)
    I'm struggling to feel very optimistic now. I've applied to Nottingham and both the standard and grad entry at RVC. What about you?

    I know, I always thought unis would favor graduates that have had so much more experience and are clearly dedicated to the profession if choosing to spend another 4/5yrs in education. I've taken a year out since graduating to work 3 jobs in order to finance the tuition fees and clock up more work experience. Having to wait another year to re-apply and do this all over again is not a nice thought right now
    Oh tell me about it! It’s such a struggle to stay positive sometimes 😞

    Oh okay, similar to me then as I’ve applied to Nottingham, RVC and Liverpool.

    Exactly! 100% more dedicated! It doesn’t make sense at all 😞

    Let’s just try and stay positive. We have 3 more chances and all we need is one to accept us.

    Let me know if you have any feedback or any more responses ☺️ x
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    (Original post by LuBabaChica)
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    I'm a grad too, but they're still considering me. Did you guys upload your work experience references and your transcripts to the portal? I've been told that they're not really looking at A-level grades so they either didn't like your degrees or you didn't have the right work experience.
    What are you studying?
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    (Original post by Nessie162)
    I'm a grad too, but they're still considering me. Did you guys upload your work experience references and your transcripts to the portal? I've been told that they're not really looking at A-level grades so they either didn't like your degrees or you didn't have the right work experience.
    What are you studying?
    I have a first class Bioveterinary Science degree, completed all my work experience references and have 15weeks+ work experience. So I'm feeling really disappointed and frustrated that I have no more info on why I have been rejected

    Congrats on still being in the running for a place!
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    Does anyone know when Liverpool will be making decisions about who to interview?
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    (Original post by domiash)
    I have a first class Bioveterinary Science degree, completed all my work experience references and have 15weeks+ work experience. So I'm feeling really disappointed and frustrated that I have no more info on why I have been rejected

    Congrats on still being in the running for a place!
    Yeah that makes no sense at all
    I’m in my third year of animal management so they’re more likely to dislike my degree as there’s not as much science involved. As for my work experience, I’ve done everything they asked for... horses, farm, dogs, cats, veterinary practice etc... about 500+ hours
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    (Original post by kitkat1234567)
    Does anyone know when Liverpool will be making decisions about who to interview?
    I have no idea... I haven’t heard anything at all from Liverpool
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    (Original post by Nessie162)
    I'm a grad too, but they're still considering me. Did you guys upload your work experience references and your transcripts to the portal? I've been told that they're not really looking at A-level grades so they either didn't like your degrees or you didn't have the right work experience.
    What are you studying?
    It seems really bizarre... I didn’t upload my work experience references as I was waiting for my last one so was going to upload them today, but I got told I was unsuccessful yesterday late afternoon...

    What are you studying?
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    (Original post by domiash)
    I have a first class Bioveterinary Science degree, completed all my work experience references and have 15weeks+ work experience. So I'm feeling really disappointed and frustrated that I have no more info on why I have been rejected

    Congrats on still being in the running for a place!
    (Original post by LuBabaChica)
    It seems really bizarre... I didn’t upload my work experience references as I was waiting for my last one so was going to upload them today, but I got told I was unsuccessful yesterday late afternoon...

    What are you studying?
    I'm doing Biochemistry and I only have like 12 weeks of work experience...
    It doesn't make any sense. Let us know when they get back to you guys.
    Maybe it was a mistake. Fingers crossed

    Edit: Check the portal too, maybe it will say why they rejected you
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    (Original post by Nessie162)
    I'm doing Biochemistry and I only have like 12 weeks of work experience...
    It doesn't make any sense. Let us know when they get back to you guys.
    Maybe it was a mistake. Fingers crossed

    Edit: Check the portal too, maybe it will say why they rejected you
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    Anyone still waiting to receive the Notts questionnaire yet? Really hating this waiting game...
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    (Original post by Canine Copycat)
    Anyone still waiting to receive the Notts questionnaire yet? Really hating this waiting game...
    Notts? The deadline for the questionnaires was on the 24th, so I would contact them if I were you
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    Do you definitely mean Nottingham? If so I recommend that you phone admissions as the deadline to have completed their forms was a week ago. The links for them were in the initial confirmation email that the vet school sent out I believe.


    (Original post by Canine Copycat)
    Anyone still waiting to receive the Notts questionnaire yet? Really hating this waiting game...
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    (Original post by animalmagic)
    Do you definitely mean Nottingham? If so I recommend that you phone admissions as the deadline to have completed their forms was a week ago. The links for them were in the initial confirmation email that the vet school sent out I believe.
    mmm...might be an issue as I never received a confirmation email...?! Also I thought that you had 1 week from when you received it to complete it, and then a further 1 week if you still didn't manage that, so there wasn't a specific date?
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    I would recommend you definitely contact them then. Worth checking your spam/junk folder as well.

    (Original post by Canine Copycat)
    mmm...might be an issue as I never received a confirmation email...?!
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    (Original post by animalmagic)
    I would recommend you definitely contact them then. Worth checking your spam/junk folder as well.
    absolutely nothing in my junk folder unfortunately...also can't see anything on their website about a particular date but it does say that they would send the questionnaire within a week and I sent mine on the 12th Oct, so definitely due an email
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    Have you had confirmation from UCAS and from the other universities you applied to?

    (Original post by Canine Copycat)
    absolutely nothing in my junk folder unfortunately...also can't see anything on their website about a particular date but it does say that they would send the questionnaire within a week and I sent mine on the 12th Oct, so definitely due an email
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    (Original post by animalmagic)
    Have you had confirmation from UCAS and from the other universities you applied to?
    I have from Cambridge and I've got the VIP thing from Bristol but again no questionnaire, haven't heard anything from Nottingham or Glasgow
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    Then your email address must be correct. I'd definitely phone Nottingham vet school admissions asap. Good luck, hope you get it sorted.


    (Original post by Canine Copycat)
    I have from Cambridge and I've got the VIP thing from Bristol but again no questionnaire, haven't heard anything from Nottingham or Glasgow
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    (Original post by Canine Copycat)
    mmm...might be an issue as I never received a confirmation email...?! Also I thought that you had 1 week from when you received it to complete it, and then a further 1 week if you still didn't manage that, so there wasn't a specific date?
    No, there was a week from when you received the email to complete one of their forms (work experience etc) and then the SJT and questionnaire were sent out on the 17th and you had one week to complete those, so they were due on the 24th unless you had contacted them about extenuating circumstances which meant you couldn't complete them.

    Would definitely contact admissions like the others have said - hope you figure out what's happened soon!
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    (Original post by Canine Copycat)
    I have from Cambridge and I've got the VIP thing from Bristol but again no questionnaire, haven't heard anything from Nottingham or Glasgow
    My email from Notts gave me from 17th - 24th to do the questionnaires.

    Hope they've messed up somewhere along the line and that they can get it sorted for you :-)
 
 
 
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