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    Is getting an average grade of an A for GCSE still acceptable to apply or does it hinder your chances?
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    Its fine. But it depends more on grades in specific subjects. You have to research the universities that have requirements similar to your grades in general and more specifically.
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    I have no idea why, I'm nothing special but I am aiming for Cambridge.
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    (Original post by dontamsetti_k)
    I have no idea why, I'm nothing special but I am aiming for Cambridge.
    Cambridge are more fussed about UMS scores (95%+) than GCSE results, but having said that, the vast majority of their successful applicants will still have excellent GCSE results.

    If your UMS is good enough there's no harm in applying, as far as I'm aware.
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    Hmmm, I have no chance
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    (Original post by dontamsetti_k)
    Hmmm, I have no chance
    You what?
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    Have no chance in comparison to the likely candidates to Cambridge, for medicine.
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    (Original post by dontamsetti_k)
    Have no chance in comparison to the likely candidates to Cambridge, for medicine.
    It's too early to tell, don't write anything off just yet

    But supposing you got 98% for all your UMS results, you'd be in with a reasonable chance as far as academics go, I reckon.

    Getting into medical school is based on lots of different factors anyway - GCSE and A level results are only one part of it.

    And anyway there are lots of other medical schools - if you genuinely feel you'd stand a better chance of getting into one of them, you should definitely think about applying there instead.
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    Thank you, I'm keeping it in mind
 
 
 

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